Boycotters' regret, continued
We can't say it was wise or logical to not participate; it was an emotional decision. Now the Sunni community faces the fact that it made a big mistake and that it would have been far better to participate.
-- Ayad al-Samaray, the assistant general secretary of the Iraqi Islamic party
(Rory Carroll, Guardian)
The only question is, what took them so long?
Syria accuses Israel of killing Al Hariri
-- Al Jazeera headline
The logic of intervention
You can't get rid of one Baath regime and leave the other intact.
-- Zaid Abdelnour, president of the United States Committee for a Free Lebanon, speaking of Syria
(New York Sun)
Things we don't see on CNN
Sometimes when I ride in an American helicopter people wave because they are thankful.
-- Iraqi Vice President Ibrahim al-Jaafari, favored for the country's next Prime Minster
(Michael Georgy, Reuters)