If he is to be charged, Assad is not afraid of a trial, because it isn’t his “first concern.” He knows that if he turns his back on this problem, even for a section, he will lose the struggle. He knows that he might face international charges someday, but he will not be scared and must continue to defend his belief.
The United Nations Security Council has urged the international community to act now. Crimes in Syria are worsening, especially when foreign fighters step in. The conflict becomes more militarized due to the presence of high-grade weapons.