Assad Shrugs

Enduring America has the transcript and a brief summary of the Syrian president's much-anticipated speech:

Bashar al-Assad spoke to his people, but he made no concessions. He failed to lift the emergency rule, blamed the recent unrest of conspirators, and gave no sign that he would be backing down any time soon.

Though the courage of the female protester above gives hope.

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