1- Why would the Syrian government need to raise funds, it has enough money to pay them itself. And why would the four suspects need money anyway they made fortune over the last decade.
2- Why would the Syrian be so preoccupied with the fate of these people? After all these Suspects are Lebanese, and they are suspected with a murder that took place over the Lebanese territory against a Lebanese former prime minister, a murder that the Syrians insist that they have nothing to do with.
There are certain aspects in the Assad reasoning that will always escape me. More