High-res Hafez al-Assad, After a Fall.
Bust of Mr. Assad, on the parade ground of the military school at al-Muslimiyah. 
Pilot. Military officer. Commander of Syria’s Air Force. Defense Minister. Coup organizer. Prime Minister. President. Father of current president. A man whose clique put his portrait on Syria’s currency.
And here, defaced.
ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPH
By the author. Muslimiyah, a short drive north of Aleppo. A few days ago. Syria.

Hafez al-Assad, After a Fall.

Bust of Mr. Assad, on the parade ground of the military school at al-Muslimiyah. 

Pilot. Military officer. Commander of Syria’s Air Force. Defense Minister. Coup organizer. Prime Minister. President. Father of current president. A man whose clique put his portrait on Syria’s currency.

And here, defaced.

ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPH

By the author. Muslimiyah, a short drive north of Aleppo. A few days ago. Syria.


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