Damascus based Irish journalist Stephen Starr writes about Steve Jobs in Forward Magazine of Syria in the Oct-Nov issue of 2011 and he quotes truly yours.
“Returning to Syria Link, Harout Ekmanian from Aleppo hits the nail squarely in the head. ‘I think claiming Steve Jobs as Syrian is an outdated idea. It is an illusion to think that people will get over their national inferiority complex by claiming famous and successful people as their natives. However, Steve’s story proves one thing to me, that we are all born equal, but education, opportunities and healthy life standards makes someone a valuable person, more than our genetics.'”