It has been almost four years since Syria descended into a vicious civil war. Still, Bashar Al-Assad remains in power despite predictions from Western powers. My paper analyses three distinct events that contribute to the continued rule of Bashar Al-Assad. It concludes with two policy options that the United States could enact to weaken Assad's position in Syria.
"Why Bashar Al-Assad Remains in Power,"
Vol. 9, Article 8.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/globaltides/vol9/iss1/8