Syrian dissident Riad Seif, 66, in Istanbul, says Russia could bring down Syrian dictator Hafez al Assad in a matter of weeks if it made the decision.  (Roy Gutman/MCT)
Syrian dissident Riad Seif, 66, in Istanbul, says Russia could bring down Syrian dictator Hafez al Assad in a matter of weeks if it made the decision. (Roy Gutman/MCT) MCT
Syrian dissident Riad Seif, 66, in Istanbul, says Russia could bring down Syrian dictator Hafez al Assad in a matter of weeks if it made the decision. (Roy Gutman/MCT) MCT

Cancer-stricken Syrian dissident hopes for quick victory over Assad

July 19, 2012 12:00 AM