publication date: Monday, September 8, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Government

clue: How could he have received 89% of the re-election vote this year when his nation is torn in half by civil war?

explanation: al-Assad was the president of Syria. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Aaron Shurtleff, and Lori Lancaster


Similar Goos

Jim DeMint

Eight years in the Senate weren't enough heritage for him, so he left to find more. Go »

Peter Mutharika

How can you go from being a law professor to a leader of a country in three years? Family connections help. Go »

Tobin Wolf

This wolf from Pittsburgh likes his cats. Go »

Franklin D. Roosevelt

He too was not a prisoner of fate, but of his own mind. Go »

Ray Santilli

He shouldn't open alien bodies to see what killed them. Go »

Karen Elson

This British model branched out into making spectral music with her white-loving husband. Go »