Middle East
1:33 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

President Bashar Assad: His Inner Circle And His Options

Originally published on Tue January 8, 2013 2:36 pm

The United Nations released statistics estimating that more than 60,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011. In his first public appearance in six months, President Bashar Assad addressed a crowd of supporters in Damascus Sunday to outline new structural reforms within the government.