Impunity has ended for Bashar al-Assad and the family that has ruled Syria with an iron fist since 1970.
After the US Tomahawk missile attack, the Syrian leader knows that his life could now be under threat from the Americans, and in Europe prosecutors rounded up tens of millions of pounds of assets belonging to his uncle, Rifaat.
Under the protection of Moscow, Tehran and Hezbollah, Assad had felt safe as he directed his war. Then came President Trump’s strike, which was not just a punishment but also a warning to Assad that any further chemical weapon attacks would bring further consequences on his head.
Mr Trump now appears to be considering regime change in Damascus, and assassination to effect that change is an option…
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