#PresidentialPropaganda: Assad’s Squeaky Clean Instagram Account

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  • Would This Image Get Any Likes?
  • The Star of @SyrianPresidency
  • “A Rose in the Desert”
  • Living Above Her Countrymen’s Means
  • Unfair Fashionista
  • World Leaders Blast Assad
  • No Proof
  • What’s Next?
  • Worth 1,000 Words
  • Assad’s Side of Syria
  • True or False?

“A Rose in the Desert”

In February 2011, Vogue published a profile of Asma written by journalist Joan Juliet Buck, who touted Assad’s wife as a stylish rose in the desert and the couple as “wildly democratic.” After the piece drew an overwhelming backlash, it was removed from the Vogue website.

(Photo: Syrianpresidency via Instagram)

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