Defiant Assad Denies Ordering Bloody Syrian Crackdown

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad defiantly denied any suggestion that he has ordered a bloody crackdown against protesters who are demanding that he resign, and claims instead that most of the people who died in the unrest were his supporters and troops. Assad, whose regime has been condemned by the West, the Arab League and former allies, dismissed suggestions that he step down and scoffed at sanctions being imposed on Syria. Watch Barbara Walters' interview with President Bashar al-Assad on...Full Story
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