Okay but if he is to be toppled who will replace him whereby it can be an improvement .. I say better the devil you know rather than think the rebels are any better than him (assad) It reminds me of Mubarak ...Is Egypt any the better now with Morsi? I think not..A bit of in depth thinking is required here. Anyway..they are act in accordance to their mentality which is not democratic nor will they.
U.S. House Speaker Boehner brushes off call for his ouster (Reuters)
from the article: Report: Assad says Syria capable of facing Israel