Syrian Civil War: How Assad has held on for a decade

Syrian Civil War: How Assad has held on for a decade

When the entrenched leaders in Libya, Egypt and Yemen fell victim to revolution, many thought Bashar al-Assad would be next to be consumed by the Arab Spring. Continue reading Syrian Civil War: How Assad has held on for a decade

From a spark of hope to utter ruin: Syria’s journey since the Arab Spring has seen Assad preside over a decade-long humanitarian catastrophe

From a spark of hope to utter ruin: Syria’s journey since the Arab Spring has seen Assad preside over a decade-long humanitarian catastrophe

In 1994, the younger son of a rather prominent Middle-Eastern family woke up to some unexpected news. His older brother had died suddenly, leaving him as the sole heir to the dictator of Syria. Continue reading From a spark of hope to utter ruin: Syria’s journey since the Arab Spring has seen Assad preside over a decade-long humanitarian catastrophe