“Is it going to be a new era toward more chaos or more institutionalization? That is the question,” Mr. Assad said. “The end is not clear yet.” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad four decade leader of Syria
President al-Assad credits Syria stability to being closely linked to the beliefs of the Syrian people. He owes this to his recent alliances with Iran and the militant organization Hamas and Hezbollah. These alliances have opened the door to influence Lebanon, the Palestine territories and Iraq.