Asad was the first to go and was succeeded by his son Bashar. Saddam’s plans for Qusay were spoiled by the
The sons are very different from their fathers, they did not live through the rough times of independence, coups and war. They grew up under their father’s absolute rule and had all their wishes granted. They’re also more educated – some are - and are aware of the negative perceptions the world has about their fathers and eventually them. They also have to deal with the old guard that served their fathers, who will be reluctant to any change.
It will be interesting to see if these successions come true and how much different will the sons be from the their fathers.
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