Family affairs

Rifaat al-Assad, brother of former Syrian president, Hafez.

Nice piece from Robert Fisk – an interview with the son of Rifaat al-Assad, brother of the former Syrian president, Hafez. According to this article Rifaat is now living in London – not that Fisk is holding out much hope of an interview.

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. naniwanotebook
    Sep 20, 2010 @ 06:23:25

    Congratulations, Ali.

    Can I put a link to this on naniwanotebook? It’s also wordpress so easy to find.

    Tom

    Reply

    • Beachy
      Sep 20, 2010 @ 09:34:01

      Of course dude! Great to hear from you…I meant to get in touch and tell you I’d started, but wanted to get a few posts under my belt first before revealing all to the Bard of Naniwan…

      Reply

  2. naniwanotebook
    Sep 20, 2010 @ 09:59:39

    We are linked. Hopefully you’ll get some traffic from this neck of the woods. Send some Middle Eastern readers over this way, too!

    Reply

    • Beachy
      Sep 20, 2010 @ 10:07:49

      Will do Wilson…Just had another peek at your blog…Great writing and great photos. How do you do that slideshow thing?? I’m sure I’ll work it out. Stay in touch habibi.

      Reply

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