Syrian president Bashar al-Assad is threatening Europe by hinting at a terror campaign on the continent. If the Europeans arm the Syrian rebels, Assad told the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, "then Europe's backyard will become terrorist, and Europe will pay the price for it." It is worth to mention that Bashar's father Hafez  and his regime's most notorious operation on the continent was the 1986 Hindawi Affair.