- link: http://www.businessinsider.com/a-syrian-tribal-leader-threatened-to-barbecue-us-ambassador-and-eat-him-with-or-without-salt-2011-7
- source: Business Insider
- date: Jul 20, 2011 11:02 AM
- title: headline::Syrian Tribal Leader Threatens To Barbecue U.S. Ambassador Like Lamb And 'Eat' Him 'With Or Without Salt'
- summary: quote::Ahmad Al-Shlash, a tribal leader in Syria, gave an interview to the Arabic language channel Al-Dunya TV in which he, along with his "cousins," reportedly called for the U.S. Ambassador to Syria, Robert Stephen Ford, to be cooked and eaten like "American mutton," either "with salt or without salt."
- topics: Syria-US relations diplomacy Syria Ahmad Al-Shlash Robert Stephen Ford American imperialism