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Why Syria goes to war : thirty years of confrontation

Author: Fred Haley Lawson
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1996.
Series: Cornell studies in political economy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rejecting conventional explanations for Syrian foreign policy, which emphasize the personalities and attitudes of leaders, cultural factors peculiar to Arab societies, or the machinations of the great powers, Fred H. Lawson describes key shifts in...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(DLC) 96017769
(OCoLC)34598129
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Haley Lawson
ISBN: 9781501731860 1501731866
OCLC Number: 1053864349
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Why Syria Goes to War; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Linking Domestic Conflict to Foreign Policy; 1. Provoking Confrontation with Israel, 1967; 2. Limiting Intervention in Jordan, 1970; 3· Expanding Intervention in Lebanon, 1976; 4· Defusing Confrontation with Iraq, 1982; 5· Abjuring Confrontation with Turkey, 1994; 6. Domestic Conflict and Crisis Escalation in a Liberal-Democratic Syria; Conclusion: Implications for Further Research; Notes; Index
Series Title: Cornell studies in political economy.
Responsibility: Fred H. Lawson.

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