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Published September 09, 2013, 12:00 AM

Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife in 2010


In this Tuesday, July 13, 2010 file photo, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, and his wife Asma Assad, listen to explanations as they visit a technology plant in Tunis. In the eyes of many, Assad is a murderous autocrat who would do anything to cling to power. But for his supporters, he is a nationalist hero fighting Western imperialism, a stabilizing presence who ensures a secular rule in a turbulent region wracked by sectarian wars. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi, File)


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