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An undated  photo show's current Syrian President, second left, posing with his family.  Al-Assads parents, then-President Hafez al-Assad and his wife Anisseh, along with his siblings in the second row; Maher, Bassel, Majd and Bushra.
An undated  photo show's current Syrian President, second left, posing with his family.  Al-Assads parents, then-President Hafez al-Assad and his wife Anisseh, along with his siblings in the second row; Maher, Bassel, Majd and Bushra.

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How did we get to this point with Syria? Look at the brutal history of Assad's father. Brian Todd reports.