TITLE

Does Bashar Have What It Takes to Rule?

AUTHOR(S)
Rees, Matt; Bartholet, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);06/19/2000 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 135 Issue 25, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the capability of Bashar Assad to replace his father, Hafez, as president of Syria. Change of the constitution by the Syrian Parliament to allow for Bashar to take leadership; Efforts made to allow Bashar to assume leadership, including the suppression of opposition from supporters of his uncle Rifaat, and the promotion of pro-Bashar officers; Attributes of Bashar, including his determination to clean up corruption; Peace negotiations with Israel that Bashar will have to face.
ACCESSION #
3233607

 

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