In an interview with CBS this morning, Syrian strongman Bashar Assad warned that the U.S. should "expect every action" and hinted at another 9/11-type attack on America:
CBS's Charlie Rose asked, "Will there be attacks against American bases in the Middle East if there's an air strike?"
"You should expect everything," said Assad. "You should expect everything. Not necessarily through the government. ... the government's not the only player in this region. ... You have everything in this decision now. so you have to expect that."
Rose: "Tell me what you mean by 'expect everything.'"
"Expect every action," Assad claimed.
"Including chemical warfare?"
"That depends. if the rebels or the terrorists in this region or any other group have it, it could happen. I don't know. I'm not a fortune teller to tell you what's going to happen," said Assad.
Rose pressed, "But we'd like to know more and I think the president -- the American people would like to know, you know, if there's an attack, you know, what might be the repercussions and who might be engaged those repercussions?
Assad countered by bringing up 9/11: "But nobody expected the 11th of September. You cannot expect--it's difficult to tell you everything that's going to happen. It's an area where everything is on the brink of explosion. You have to expect everything."