Saladin, we're back!
- General Henri Gouraud on entering Saladin's tomb, July 25, 1920
I do not require Assad's departure.
- French President Emmanuel Macron, July 13. 2017
Almost 100 years after the French destroyed Syria's first independent Arab state in 1920, Macron continues to channel the malign spirit of French colonialism. Of course, you can guarantee that this arrogant Gallic fool has never even heard of General Gouraud.