Quote of the Day

“Today’s event demonstrates the political and economic costs of Syria for Iran. Syria is a kind of flytrap for the Iranians. They’re just stuck to it.”

~CLIFF KUPCHAN, a risk analyst, on the lethal bombing of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, noting that Iran had stirred anger by supporting the Syrian government.

Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – NYTimes.com.