Charlie Rose interviewed Syrian President Bashar Assad at the presidential palace in Damascus on Sunday morning.
The full interview, Assad's first with an American television network in nearly two years, will air on PBS's "Charlie Rose" show on Monday.
Also on Monday Mr. Obama will appear on six television networks for recorded interviews laying out his desire to attack Syria.
Did the Charlie Rose softball interview with Assad give America anything new or of importance?
Assad denied using chemicals on his own people. He suggested that others in the region used the chemicals.
Assad wants us to believe the rebels used poison gas. Did the rebels use the gas in order to bring America into the fight?
How many Americans will Obama convince we should go to war in Syria after he appears on CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC Monday night? How many lawmakers in Washington will be convinced?
This country may be in deep yogurt if most lawmakers want to follow the Obama ‘pilot car.’