Quote:Syrian president says Deraa "is in forefront in confronting Israeli enemy," mentions "internal and foreign" factors in demonstrations; Assad takes on sole responsibility for stability in Syria.
"I am speaking to you at an extraordinary moment," Assad said, "it is a test of our unity. These tests repeat themselves due to plots threatening our homeland."
"There is a plot to break Syria apart," Assad claimed. "It began with incitement on the internet and on Facebook, and moved on to the media and the street. We were able to stop the American-Israeli plot."
It's not as if who and what is behind the toppling of Mideast governments is a well kept secret.