Quote of the Day

By Jeffrey Goldberg

"Syria is stable. Why?" Mr. Assad said. "Because you have to be very closely linked to the beliefs of the people. This is the core issue. When there is divergence...you will have this vacuum that creates disturbances."

                    -- The Wall Street Journal, January 31, 2011

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2011/03/quote-of-the-day/73056/