BASHAR AL-ASSAD

VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Assad Played the U.S., Committed Brutal War Crimes, and Won the Syrian Civil War

Officials are still divided over what the course of action should have been, but most agree the U.S. strategy was a failure.
VICE News
8.22.19
Syria

How Assad Is Using Hospital Bombings to Win His War in Syria

“Rather than being a place of healing and refuge, hospitals are now some of the most dangerous places for civilians to be.“
Tim Hume
6.5.19
Syria

U.S. believes Russia is tampering with chemical weapons evidence in Syria

International inspectors still cannot get access to Douma, where a suspected chemical attack left 75 dead.
Alexa Liautaud
4.16.18
Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.12.18
Syria

Trump bemoans worsening Russia ties — 40 minutes after threatening them with missiles

"You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!”
Tim Hume
4.11.18
Syria

Trump wants to send Assad a message — but his options are all bad

“Trump can weaken Assad’s air force. But what comes next? A return to all-out civil war?”
Tim Hume
4.11.18
Syria

The latest Syria poison gas attack could provoke the U.S. into military action again

Images of dead children foaming at the mouth could spur a Western response.
David Gilbert
4.9.18
Syria

"Hell on earth": U.N. calls for ceasefire in besieged Eastern Ghouta

"This is a human tragedy that is unfolding in front of our eyes"
Tim Hume
2.22.18
Syria

Assad has launched a "war of extermination" on Eastern Ghouta

The situation "is akin to the day of judgment.”
Tim Hume
2.20.18
Syria

Assad "still killing his own people with chemical attacks"

“They think they can get away with it if they keep it under a certain level.”
Tim Hume
2.2.18
VICE on HBO

This is life inside Assad's Syria after 6 years of brutal war

We traveled Syria to see what life is like under Assad’s control.
VICE News
1.11.18
Syria

Assad behind sarin massacre that led to Trump's airstrike, U.N. says

The report, a joint investigation by the U.N. and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, confirmed allegations by Syria’s opposition and Western powers that Syrian government forces were behind the massacre on April 4.
Tim Hume
10.27.17
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