, Volume 68, Number 2

Bernd Debusmann
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Bernd Debusmann, Reuters World Affairs columnist, was the agency’s Chief Middle East Correspondent from 1975 to 1980

Will Assad be allowed to pull off the same trick as his father, asks Bernd Debusmann

Anti-regime protesters display Syria's pre-Baath flag. Photo: Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images

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