The surprise visit of the Syrian president to Iran has hit the headlines of major news outlets in the Middle East and beyond.
During his visit, President Bashar al-Assad held meetings with the Leader of Irans Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. During his talks with President Assad, Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran is honored to support Syria, emphasizing that the triumph of the resistance front in Syria has made Americans angry and prompted them to hatch new plots.
Dr. Kevin Barrett, a Ph.D. Arabist-Islamologist is one of America’s best-known critics of the War on Terror.
He also has appeared many times on Fox, CNN, PBS, and other broadcast outlets, and has inspired feature stories and op-eds in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Chicago Tribune, and other leading publications.
Dr. Barrett has taught at colleges and universities in San Francisco, Paris, and Wisconsin; where he ran for Congress in 2008. He currently works as a nonprofit organizer, author, and talk radio host.