Heir Apparent

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Abstract

Considers the likelihood of Bashar al-Assad as the successor to Hafez al-Assad as the president of Syria. Comment on Assad as an absentee leader; Information on how Bashar become the heir apparent following the death of his older brother Basil; Discussion of the leadership qualities of Bashar; Bashar's medical and military backgrounds; Reference to his public image.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-21
Number of pages2
JournalNew Republic
Volume221
Issue number15
StatePublished - 11 Oct 1999

Keywords

  • SYRIA
  • ASSAD, Bashar, 1965-
  • ASSAD, Hafez, 1930-2000
  • INHERITANCE & succession
  • PRESIDENTS
  • HEADS of state
  • EXECUTIVE power
  • SYRIA -- Politics & government

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