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The Syrian rebellion

Author: Fouad Ajami; Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order.
Publisher: Stanford, California : Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, [2012]
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, no. 624.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Syrian Rebellion, Fouad Ajami offers a detailed historical perspective on the current rebellion in Syria. Focusing on the similarities and the differences in skills between former dictator Hafez al-Assad and his successor son, Bashar, Ajami explains how an irresistible force clashed with an immovable object: the regime versus people who conquered fear to challenge a despot of unspeakable cruelty. Although the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Bashar Assad; Bashar Assad; Bashar Assad; Baššār al Asad
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fouad Ajami; Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order.
ISBN: 9780817915049 0817915044
OCLC Number: 780480618
Notes: "Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order."
Description: xx, 240 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue : the inheritor --
Come the mountain people --
The time of the founder --
False dawn --
The boys of Deraa --
The phantoms of Hama --
The truth of the sects --
Sarajevo on the Orontes --
The stalemate --
Dreaming of home : a note on the exiles --
Fragments of a past mourned and dreaded.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, no. 624.
Responsibility: Fouad Ajami.

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