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The unmaking of a billionaire: A case study in how and why the Assad regime eats its own

The dramatic fall of Bashar al-Assad’s cousin and financier Rami Makhlouf is playing out in real life and on social media. My take as it appeared in The Ambassador’s Brief: My book, Assad or We Burn The Country, examines Syria’s tragedy through the generational saga of the Assad family. It takes readers within palace walls to reveal . . .

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