Originally Posted by tony20009
... It is very unfortunate that they are the ones who must suffer the failings of a power hungry, control freak of a dictator like Assad. Though everyone can accept a benevolent dictator, Assad isn't one.
Tony, Red Text: How do you know
he isn't benevolent? If your only view of him has been through the media (printed and on screen), then I suggest that might
just be painting him as a power hungry control freak to suit the aims and intentions of certain governments (who could
also be labelled as 'power hungry control freaks'