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  Kislev 19, 5772 , 15/12/11

U.S. Official: Assad is 'Dead Man Walking'

The United States predicted on Wednesday that the downfall of Syrian President Bashar Assad is imminent, The Associated Press reported.

According to the report Frederic Hof, a senior official in the State Department, likened Assad’s regime to a “dead man walking” over its brutal crackdown on pro-reform demonstrators and its increasing international isolation.

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