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Inheriting Syria : Bashar's trial by fire

Author: Flynt Lawrence Leverett
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A detailed analytic portrait of Syria under the Asad dynasty, offering a new strategy for achieving American foreign policy and security objectives in the Middle East, largely independent of the Arab-Israeli peace process"--Provided by publisher

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leverett, Flynt Lawrence.
Inheriting Syria.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005006453
Named Person: Bashar Assad; Bashar Assad; Bashar Assad
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Flynt Lawrence Leverett
ISBN: 0815752067 9780815752066 128081277X 9781280812774 9786610812776 6610812772 0815705263 9780815705260
OCLC Number: 66297827
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 286 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Syrian paradox --
Hafiz's legacy, Bashar's inheritance --
Bashar and the possibilities of domestic reform --
Bashar and Syria's place in the regional order --
Options and recommendations for U.S. policy.
Responsibility: Flynt Leverett.


Syria has long presented a difficult problem for American policymakers. Actively supportive of groups such as Hezbollah, it has occupied Lebanon for more than 20 years.  Read more...


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"Leverett offers an incisive analysis of how Hafez Assad operated and what motives underlay his endless maneuvering and calculation." --Thomas W. Lippman, The Washington Post, Book World, 6/12/2005 Read more...

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