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Asad of Syria

Patrick Seale

Asad of Syria

the struggle for the Middle East

by Patrick Seale

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Syria
    • Subjects:
    • Assad, Hafez, 1928-,
    • Presidents -- Syria -- Biography.,
    • Syria -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAsad.
      StatementPatrick Seale with the assistance of Maureen McConville.
      ContributionsMcConville, Maureen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS98.3.A8 S42 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination552 p. ;
      Number of Pages552
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2057338M
      ISBN 100520066677
      LC Control Number88036257


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But a tragic death and a calculating father saw to it that he would. These two books offer wildly contrasting portrayals of the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the hugely destructive civil war that has raged in Syria since Dagher started reporting from Damascus for The Wall Street Journal in Asad of Syria: the struggle for the Middle East User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

More than an excellent biography of Hafiz al-Asad, Syria's national leader, this is a tour de force of contemporary Syrian history and politics.4/5(1). Asad of Syria: the struggle for the Middle East User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict More than an excellent biography of Hafiz al-Asad, Syria's national leader, this is a tour de force of contemporary Syrian history and politics.3/5(3).

Dagher Explains Brutal Syrian Regimes In 'Assad Or We Burn The Country' NPR's Noel King talks to journalist Sam Dagher about his book Assad or We Burn the Country: How One Family's Lust for Power.

Following the death of President Hafiz al-ASAD, his son, Bashar al-ASAD, was approved as president by popular referendum in July Syrian troops - stationed in Lebanon since in an ostensible peacekeeping role - were withdrawn in April COVID Resources.

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Assad speaks fluent English and basic conversational French, having studied at the Franco-Arab al-Hurriyah school in Damascus.[citation needed] In DecemberAssad married Asma Assad, née Akhras, a British citizen of Syrian origin, from Acton, : Heinz Duthel.

Yes, Saddam Hussein of Iraq. And also Hafez al-Assad of Syria. President Assad, America's newest ally, whom President Bush met in Geneva as he returned from visiting troops in the Persian Gulf, is in many respects a mirror image of America's newest enemy, President Hussein.

They share more Author: John Kifner. Seale is a talented political writer whose first book, The Struggle for Syria () remains a minor classic of Middle East studies.

All the more pity, then, that he sold out to become the Syrian regime's leading apologist in the West. Passages in Asad. NPR stories about Asad of Syria A Syrian book vendor waits for customers at his street stall in the old city of Damascus, Syria, on Sept.

24, Muzaffar Salman/AP hide caption. Hafez al-Assad (–). President of Syria – Anisa Makhlouf (–), wife of Hafez and First Lady. Bushra al-Assad, died as an infant before Bushra al-Assad (born ) is a pharmacist and married with five children to: Gen.

Assef Shawkat (–), was deputy-chief of staff of the Syrian Current region: Latakia. Home > Books > Hafiz Al-Asad of Syria What is JacketFlap. JacketFlap connects you to the work of more thanauthors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults.

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President Trump responded to that attack by ordering the launch of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at military sites in Syria to punish Mr. al-Assad for using chemical weapons. Assad's alliance with the Soviet Union was a critical element in this effort and the collapse of communism was a shock to Assad and the Syrian elite.

Responding to that shock—and thereby finding a new way to secure the longevity of Alawi rule—has dominated Syrian politics since By definition, this search fora. Syria's civil war hit its seven-year mark last month, and Assad has been accused of war crimes amid the devastating humanitarian crisis.

Even as the son of a president, his path to power is uncommon. Makhlouf, an ally of Iran, ran a smooth operation until Russia came into the picture in The Russian strategy at the time relied on a clear and simple principle: Keep Assad in power, wipe out the rebels and expand the regime’s rule to eventually establish a state that will be under Russian patronage or at least under Russian influence.

Moscow expected to achieve these goals within. 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 the east and south, and on Jordan and Israel in .