Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaks to journalists after his meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, November 13, 2008. The visiting leader said that US President Barack Obama should come up with a firm plan of action to renew peace talks between Syria and Israel. UPI/Eco Clement
Aug. 26, 2013, 6:33 a.m.
Would a U.S. air strike on Syria fail? President Bashar al-Assad thinks so.