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Inside Syria : The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect (Reprint) (Paperback)

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Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Erlich gives the reader a better understanding of this momentous power struggle and why it matters.Through his many contacts inside Syria, the author reveals who is supporting Assad and why; he describes the agendas of the rebel factions; and he depicts in stark terms the dire plight of many ordinary Syrian people caught in the cross-fire. The book also provides insights into the role of the Kurds, the continuing influence of Iran, and the policies of American leaders who seem interested only in protecting US regional interests.Disturbing and enlightening at once, this timely book shows you not only what is happening inside Syria but why it is so important for the Middle East, the US, and the world.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 336
Genre: Political Science, History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Reese Erlich
Language: English
Street Date: September 20, 2016
TCIN: 51713180
UPC: 9781633882355
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-5866
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