Bashar al-Assad and his cousin Rami Makhlouf

I joined the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Beverley O’Connor on Wednesday to evaluate problems for Syria’s Assad regime, including a feud with Bashar al-Assad’s billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf, Russian concern, and no way out of economic difficulties.

Watch full interview from 18:42

An extract:

See also Syria Daily, May 4: Assad’s Cousin Makhlouf Widens Split in Family and Regime
Syria Daily, April 30: Assad is Annoying Russia — But What Does Putin Do?