December 15, 2011
Assad May Go the Way of Gaddafi
David Schenker, Los Angeles Times
Barbara Walters' interview with Bashar Assadlast week evoked a glib and confident Syrian president. But eight months into the popular uprising, Assad has little reason to be sanguine. Indeed, based on the actions of his longtime friends, the collapse of the regime is not far off. With the notable exception of Iran, Syria'sclosest allies — terrorist organizations and states alike — are jumping ship, or at least readying the lifeboats.
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