April 21, 2012

The Lies of Bashar Assad

New York Times, New York Times

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The United Nations Security Council gave Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, a chance to end the killing and avoid complete chaos with a plan that called for a cease-fire, a withdrawal of troops from embattled cities and a political transition. It is deplorable — but no surprise — that he reneged on nearly every promise.

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