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Bashar Al-assad Quotes

America is interested in re-arranging the region as it sees fit.

Armies are not only for offensives.

As far as we are concerned, we Syria have not changed.

As soon as the legitimate Lebanese government is convinced that the conditions have ripened and that Lebanon is able to maintain stability on its own... Then, the Syrian forces will return to their homeland.

But the issue has to do with land, which is our land.

Despite the ethnic diversity within each nation, the social fabric of the region by and large is one.

Hizbullah is not a militia.

Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not; however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.

Israel does not care about the international public opinion.

Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water.

Israeli interests are not necessarily in harmony with the American interests.

It is even more so when it comes to Iraq, which is a large Arab country with scientific, material, and human resources and is able to accomplish, at the least, what Lebanon accomplished, and more.

It is natural that we should always expect an Israeli attack, even when it does not threaten.

It should be known that Israel is based on treachery.

It would be a mistake to link anything that Israel does to a certain circumstance. And it is a mistake to feel comfortable in any circumstance just because Israel did not act on it.

Lebanon was under Israeli occupation, up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster. Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist.

No doubt that the U.S. is a super-power capable of conquering a relatively small country, but is it able to control it?

None of us and none of the Arabs trust Israel.

Since its very inception, Israel has been a threat.

The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.S., which means that re-arranging the region and controlling its resources one way or another, will serve Israel through its control over the American administration.