|Assad shows his trigger finger as wife smirks sweetly|
When they eventually fall, as fall they will do, it should be the International Court in the Hague that wipes the smiles from their faces, but it will probably end in a grisly finality for them. In the past, such leaders have found their heads on pikes, bowels in the street and other such horrendous fates. Assad and his missus should realise that humanity has a depraved side. Just as they can be depraved so can many of those they persecute. If he was a betting man, he would not get very good odds on a receiving a healthy retirement. The bets are being placed on a more likely outcome of a rather unsavoury ending.