While Syria is in the grip of a bloody war that has lasted more than five years, this documentary takes a close look at this country's strongman: Bashar al-Assad.
What are the origins of this man who holds part of the world’s destiny in his hands? ISIS, international jihadism, chaos in the Middle East, the refugee crisis: all these challenges partly converge in Damascus.
Bashar is first of all the product of a clan, the Assad, a family that reminds us of other terrible dynasties such as the Gaddafi or the Hussein clans, all who fought for political survival and control over their country. Bachar has one goal: to perpetuate his implacable power and that of his clan over Syria.
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