A Short Guide to Syria

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It is longer than many of the pamphlets at 62 pages. Pocket guides were published for military personnel long after World War II.5/5(1). The best books on Syria: start your reading here A literary tour of Syria illuminates the dark side of religion and politics that lurks behind the current crisis, as well as the fearlessness of Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.

Probably one of the best books about Syria written on the uprising-turned–civil war so far. Abouzeid’s book is based on countless visits to various parts of Syria as a journalist where she records the evolution of the conflict from its early days as a protest movement through its militarization, weaving in fault lines of displacement.

9. Syria: A Revolution from Above by Raymond A. Hinnebusch. This book looks at how the previous regime shaped Syria. Syria: A Revolution is unique to this list in that it is the only book that examines Syrian history prior to the conflict.

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By examining the rule of Hafez Assad, we are able to look at what may have been underlying causes of the Author: Jordan Yamashita. Rural incomes in Syria average about $80 a year, debts are always large and mortgages heavy. Mostly the farmers live in small, compact villages built around springs or near other sources of water.

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This is a good start to understanding the basics of what's been happening in Syria. Written inthis book weaves first-hand testimony with Yassin Author: Melissa Ragsdale. This collection of short stories, which includes an introduction by the editor, appeared in - before the present catastrophe in Syria.

The volume gathers short stories of an era of development, in which country/backward/bazaar folk may be gently lampooned, or fondly depicted as representing the essence of the Syrian character; however, the outlook is based on the acceptance of the notion 4/5.

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Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. Lens on Syria: A Photographic Tour of Its Ancient and Modern Culture by Daniel Demeter is now available. Published by Just World Books, this photography book features the finest images of the extensive collection found on Syria Photo four hundred full-color images are contained within the page volume, organized by geographic region into seven chapters, and featuring a striking.

That extract is from A Short Guide to Syria, by the US military for its soldiers who successfully invaded the country that was then in the possession of Vichy France was the World War Two government under Nazi Germany’s influence.

The Vichy based government of France was also governor of a colonial realm that included Syria and Lebanon. This book is a tour de force,demolishing clichés and replacing them with realities of what the hell is going on in Syria—and why.

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The result is a gripping narrative that combines unvarnished history with immediate truth about Syria’s present-day.”Brand: Prometheus Books. A Guide to Who Is Fighting Whom in Syria. Joshua Keating is a staff writer at Slate focusing on international affairs and author of the forthcoming book, Invisible Countries.

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I combine shipping on anything purchase and paid for on the same day. The Fine Print. Shipping is via US Postal Seller Rating: % positive. Russia's military launched airstrikes in Syria in September, significantly shifting the conflict in a way that some say favors the Assad regime.

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The uncorrected proof of this book is called ‘Syria Burning- A Short History of Catastrophe’ in some places, and ‘Syria Burning- ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring’ in others; perhaps this is because this is a revision of an earlier work published last year/5(28). A chronology of key events in the history of Syria from the end of Ottoman rule to the present day.

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The head of the army’s strategic military File Size: 2MB. Read more about this on Questia. Syria (sēr´ēə), officially Syrian Arab Republic, republic ( est. pop. 18,), 71, sq mi (, sq km), W borders on Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea in the west, on Turkey in the northwest and north, on Iraq in.

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Syria: A Country Study (third edition, ), ed. by Thomas Collelo (multiple formats at ) A Short Guide to Syria (), by United States Army Service Forces Special Service Division.

PDF at ; multiple formats at ; page images at HathiTrust. When the powerless pray There is one group in Syria that has a particularly tragic history, the Kurds. They are the largest people group without a country.

As well as in Syria, there are Kurds living in Iran, Iraq and Turkey. Only in Iraq do they have a degree of autonomy. The province they live in, Kurdistan, has been recognised. The Army University Press – the US Army’s premier multimedia organization – focuses on advancing the ideas and insights military professionals need to lead and succeed.

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As ofroughly half of Syria’s pre-war population remains internally displaced ( million) or registered as refugees in neighboring states ( million). The United States has directed nearly.