King Abdullah: Assad may seek Alawite enclave

Jordanian King Abdullah II told "CBS This Morning" that Syrian President Bashar Assad will stick to his guns and won't back down, but may try to form an "Alawite enclave" within greater Syria, in an interview aired Tuesday.

Assad believes he is in the right, King Abdullah told Charlie Rose in Amman on Sunday. "I think the regime feels that it has no alternative, but to continue. ... I don't think it's just Bashar. It's not the individual. It's the system of the regime."

The Syrian president, Abdullah continued, is going to continue on his current path indefinitely.

"If he cannot rule Greater Syria, an Alawite enclave will be Plan B," King Abdullah continued....

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