For years Nabil Adeeb provided legal representation to opponents of the old regime, earning him the respect of human rights activists. He now leads an inquiry into atrocities that threatens to destabilize his country.
As protests against the brutal regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad grew in the early 2010s, the then-US ambassador to Syria. Robert Ford, met with two opposition leaders seeking American support for their causes. Razan Zaitouneh and Colonel Akaidi understood how the Syrian revolution would go.