Quotes of the Day

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrives to greet his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy in Damascus on September 3, 2008
Monday, Jun. 20, 2011

Open quoteWhat is happening today has nothing to do with reform. It has to do with vandalism.Close quote

  • Syrian President, addressing the nation for the first time in two months, blaming the unrest on a small group of "saboteurs"
Photo: Louai Beshara / AFP / Getty Images | Source: BBC