Hafez al-Assad Quote
“Why should we not boycott the Soviet Union and its supporters inside the country? If we do so, we can force them to review their stand. Either they give us what we want and what is necessary or they will lose our friendship.”
Source/Notes: Michael B. Oren, Six Days of War [Oxford University Press, 2002], p293
Source/Notes: Robert Fisk (16 September 2010). Robert Fisk: Freedom, democracy and human rights in Syria. THE INDEPENDENT.