Banker, princess, warlord: the many lives of Asma Assad | Curio

Banker, princess, warlord: the many lives of Asma Assad

47 mins | Mar 24, 2021

The unlikely winner of Syria’s war. Asma Assad is a British born, former JP Morgan banker who, some claim, has ambitions of taking over Syria's control. But how did she find herself in this unusual position? A decade on from the beginning of the Civil War, Nicolas Pelham explores the timeline of her rise to power and considers what the future holds for the First Lady.

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