Assad wasn’t destined to be the ruler of Syria. He never was interested in entering politics (biography.com). And he didn’t need to. His older brother, Bassel, was being groomed by his father to enter politics and take his father’s place as president. Assad had been living the life of a medic. His interests in medicine led him to graduate as an ophthalmologist at the University of Damascus (biography.com). The becoming of a doctor gave him the opportunity to work at Tishreen military hospital helping the wounded soldiers. In 1992, his career as a Doctor led him to London at Western Eye Hospital where he continued his studies. He was leading a wonderful life as a Doctor and his brother as the future president but that all changed (biography.com). In 1994 his brother was killed in a car accident. Assad’s life as a medic was over. Hafez planned to have Assad...
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Some history of Syria.
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Gave me info of a confession of a Shabiha.
Sterling, Joe. "Daraa: The spark that lit the Syrian flame." CNN. Cable News Network, 1 march 2012. Web. 9 Mar 2014.
The governments treatment of Syrian people. The arrest of the 15 school children
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