The Current | Dec 29, 2011 | 22:00

Losing faith in Syria's President with Andrew Tabler

His regime is unleashing its ire. Leading a murderous campaign on its own citizens. As international monitors and the world look on, Bashar Al-Assad remains ruthless and defiant. But the Syrian president is also described as mild-mannered and reserved. A duality only a few outsiders have personally witnessed. Today, we talk to the author of a book who spent time getting to know Syria's first family... first hand.

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