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Historical Dictionary of Syria

Historical Dictionary of Syria

by David Commins, David W. Lesch

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9780810878204
Pages: 512
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 13 Mb
Date posting: 2021-06-20
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In 2011, massive protest movements that appeared to come out of nowhere caught the Arab world’s autocrats by surprise and brought down powerful leaders in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Thousands of Syrians took to the streets in March 2011 calling for the “fall of the regime,” the popular slogan of Arab uprisings, but found themselves confronting a determined foe willing to slaughter thousands of citizens and to destroy entire city neighborhoods in order to hold onto power. By the middle of 2013, Syria was in...