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Assad 'shows no signs of giving in'

What next for Syria's President Assad?

Despite remarks on French radio this morning from the Russian ambassador suggesting Mr Assad is looking to take part in a peaceful transition, his biographer Patrick Seale has been telling The World At One's Shaun Ley that that looks unlikely.

"He shows no signs of giving in. I would say that he seems determined to fight back, probably with ever greater ferocity," he explained.

  • 20 Jul 2012