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.
Moscow and the Middle East: Soviet policy since the invasion of Afghanistan by Robert Owen Freedman (1991, p. 40)
Death a thousand times to the hired Muslim Brothers, Death a thousand times to the Muslim Brothers, the criminal Brothers, the corrupt Brothers.Hafez Al-assad
Strike the enemy’s settlements, turn them into dust, pave the Arab roads with the skulls of Jews.Hafez Al-assad
Our forces are now entirely ready not only to repulse the aggression, but to initiate the act of liberation itself, and to explode the Zionist presence in the Arab homeland. The Syrian army, with its finger on the trigger, is united....I, as a military man, believe that the time has come to enter into a battle of annihilation.Hafez Al-assad