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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks at Damascus university January 10, 2012, in this still image taken from video
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012

Open quoteTheir situation is like a doctor who smokes and recommends to his patient to give up smoking while he, the doctor, has a cigarette in his mouth.Close quote

  • Syrian President, accusing other Arab nations of hypocrisy on Tuesday; last month, he agreed to an Arab League plan to halt a government crackdown on pro-democracy protesters
Photo: Reuters / Syrian TV via Reuters TV | Source: Daily Telegraph