Hafez al-Assad Quote


Hafez al-Assad
Source/Notes:
Michael B. Oren, Six Days of War [Oxford University Press, 2002], p293
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Strike the enemy's settlements, turn them into dust, pave the Arab roads with the skulls of Jews.  - Hafez al-Assad
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Hafez al-Assad
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Born: October 6, 1930 (age 88)

Occupation: Statesman, politician

Bio: Hafez al-Assad was a Syrian statesman, politician and general serving as Prime Minister between 1970 and 1971 and then President of Syria between 1971 and 2000. He also served as Secretary of the Syrian Regional Command of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and General Secretary of the National Command of the Ba'ath Party from 1970 to 2000 and Minister of Defence from 1966 to 1972.

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