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09.09.139:13 AM ET

Assad: U.S. Should Expect Retaliation

Speaking with Charlie Rose, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave a vague but sinister answer when asked how he would respond to an American airstrike. 'Everything is on the brink of explosion,' said Assad. 'You have to expect everything.' Clips of the sit-down interview aired Monday morning on CBS, and the full conversation ran Monday night on PBS.

Speaking with Charlie Rose, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave a vague but sinister answer when asked how he would respond to an American airstrike. 'Everything is on the brink of explosion,' said Assad. 'You have to expect everything.' Clips of the sit-down interview aired Monday morning on CBS, and the full conversation will run Monday night on PBS.

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