More clips of Barbara Walters’ 2011 interview with Bashar where he explains why Syria is “the faultline” of the Middle East and how he ended up President. We cover the major events of 2012, including the Benghazi attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya which, according to Seymour Hersh, may have had to do with the existence of a “rat line” funneling weapons from Libya into Syria, operated by the CIA. And we talk about the role of Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan and Obama’s “red line”.

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