Publisher Description

Beyond the political typology it embodies, Syria also provides the best case study of what has happened in the Arab world, and thus in the Middle East, during the last half-century. When it gained independence, Syria was a democratic country with a seemingly bright future. Blessed with fertile land and ample resources, Syria boasted good relations with the West as well as an energetic, entrepreneurial middle class. Yet a combination of radical intellectuals, militant ideologies, and ambitiously politicized military officers pushed Syria down a different path which has led to turmoil and disaster.

GENRE
Politics & Current Events
RELEASED
2013
February 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
506
Pages
PUBLISHER
Barry Rubin
SELLER
Smashwords, Inc.
SIZE
406.4
KB

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