Syria's Assad family through the years

Syrian President Hafez Assad, left, poses with Ugandan President Idi Amin, Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in June 1972 in Kampala.

Syrian President Hafez Assad, left, poses with Ugandan President Idi Amin, Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in June 1972 in Kampala.