SYRIA

Syria was once one of the Middle East's most stable states. Today it is a country on its knees. Almost 200,000 people are estimated to have died in its bloody internal conflict and, as the violence intensifies, Syria's future looks bleak. In this timely book, Samer Abboud provides an in-...

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Main Author: Abboud, Samer Nassif (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
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264 # 0 |a Cambridge, UK  |a Malden, MA:   |b Polity,   |c 2016 
264 # 0 |a ? Samer N. Abboud, 2016 
300 # # |a xiv, 255 pages:   |b maps;   |c 21 cm. 
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504 # # |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 # 8 |a Machine generated contents note:Acknowledgements Maps Introduction Chapter One: The Rise and Fall of the Ba'ath Party Chapter Two: The Syrian Uprising Chapter Three: The Emergence of Armed Opposition Chapter Four: When the World Wades In Chapter Five: Fragmentation Chapter Six: The Humanitarian Crisis Conclusion: Prospects for Resolution Bibliography . 
520 # # |a Syria was once one of the Middle East's most stable states. Today it is a country on its knees. Almost 200,000 people are estimated to have died in its bloody internal conflict and, as the violence intensifies, Syria's future looks bleak. In this timely book, Samer Abboud provides an in-depth analysis of Syria's descent into civil war. He unravels the complex and multi-layered causes of the current political and military stalemate - from rebel fragmentation to the differing roles of international actors, and the rise of competing centers of power throughout the country. Rebel in-fighting and the lack of a centralizing authority, he contends, have exacerbated Syria's fragmentation and fr 
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