To kill or not to kill: The BBC’s House of Assad tells Syria as Shakespeare

The nightmare Syria finds itself in goes so far beyond the personal dynamics of a Shakespearean tragedy. It is one that reaches back into the past, taking in issues of colonialism, religion, power and democracy

The nightmare Syria finds itself in goes so far beyond the personal dynamics of a Shakespearean tragedy. It is one that reaches back into the past, taking in issues of colonialism, religion, power and democracy