News Brief 12/7/2011, Kislev 11, 5772
U.S. Says Assad Shifting Blame for Killing Protesters
White House spokesman Jay Carney said that the President of Syria is responsible for the violence taking place in his country, Bashar Assad spoke on ABC news and stated that "only crazy people shooting their own people." Carney said that "countless testimonies contradict " Assad's claims and that Assad is "not credible". Syria is Israel's neighbor to the north.