Black People Politics : Charlie Rose interview with Assad: Did he make a blunder?

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    Charlie Rose interview with Assad: Did he make a blunder?


    It appears as if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has his own US media strategy: He’s given a full-length interview to veteran broadcaster Charlie Rose that has already been taped in Damascus. Snippets were broadcast on CBS Monday morning, and the full thing will be shown on PBS in the evening.
    Will sitting down and talking with a respected American journalist help Mr. Assad avoid a looming US attack in retaliation for his alleged use of chemical weapons on his own people?

    That depends on how the US audience, and in particular members of Congress, respond to Assad’s words, of course. Some might see an English-speaking leader who sounds reasonable while making antiwar arguments. Others might bridle at what they see as Assad’s lies and threats.
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    The ground Obama must cover in Syria address


    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is grasping all his tools of persuasion in trying to turn around public opinion and rally congressional support for a strike against Syria. He's got tricky ground to cover in his address Tuesday night and acknowledged on the eve of it that Americans don't back his course.
    A guide to weak spots in his case, and some opportunities, in advance of the speech:


    suggested reading:
    http://news.yahoo.com/ground-obama-must-cover-syria-address-071606935--politics.html
     
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