Bashar Hafez al-Assad is the current President of Syria, holding the office since 17 July 2000. He is also commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces, General Secretary of the ruling Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and Regional Secretary of the party's branch in Syria. He is a son of Hafez al-Assad, who was President of Syria from 1971 to 2000. Wikipedia*
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Bashar al-Assad has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Meeting. The year with the most videos was 2011 with three videos. Most appearances with Amr Moussa (2). Most common tags: Syria, Middle East, Lebanon.