Vivienne Walt

Vivienne Walt lives in Paris and has written for TIME since 2003, from dozens of countries around the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

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Keeping Assad in Power

Boasting about one’s weaponry is nothing unusual in war, where there’s little way of confirming the veracity of the claim.

In that, Syrian President Bashar Assad was following a long tradition of wartime leaders, when he …