The Truth About Syria

The Truth About Syria

Book - 2007
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An authority on the Middle East offers an analytical study of Syria and its key position in the region, examining the country's radical ideologies, competing religious and ethnic groups, and political repression; its role in shaping regional events and policy; and the critical issues that have transformed Syria into a powderkeg. 30,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave

Syria has long presented a serious problem for the Middle East region and U.S. policy. With its mix of competing religious and ethnic groups, radical ideologies, and political repression, it is a 72,000-square-mile time bomb waiting to go off. Yet surprisingly, very little is known about this country and the role it has played in shaping the destiny of the Middle East. InThe Truth about Syria, Middle East expert Barry Rubin looks at the critical issues that have made the country the powderkeg of the Middle East and offers an insightful analysis of the effects of recent developments.


A renowned expert answers the question many are asking: How dangerous is Syria?



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Syria has long presented a serious problem for the Middle East region and U.S. policy. With its mix of competing religious and ethnic groups, radical ideologies, and political repression, it is a 72,000-square-mile time bomb waiting to go off. Yet surprisingly, very little is known about this country and the role it has played in shaping the destiny of the Middle East. In The Truth about Syria, Middle East expert Barry Rubin looks at the critical issues that have made the country the powderkeg of the Middle East and offers an insightful analysis of the effects of recent developments.



Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
ISBN: 9781403982735
1403982732
Characteristics: 292 p

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