Bashar Hafez al-Assad (Levantine pronunciation: ; born 11 September 1965) is the President of Syria and Regional Secretary of the Syrian-led branch of the Arab So…t Ba'ath Party. He has served as President since 2000, when he succeeded his father, Hafez al-Assad, who had ruled Syria for 30 years prior to his death.
U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs William Burns in Damascus. As the American diplomat meets with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, it signaled a thaw in relations... - 02.20.2010, DailyMotion
30.03.2011 [Sunday's Zaman] - The Turkish intelligence chief has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose country has been plagued with protests demanding reform. Hakan Fidan, undersecretary of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT), expressed concern over the