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The Syrian Rebellion

Fouad Ajami offers a detailed historical perspective on the current rebellion in Syria Focusing on the similarities and dif. Ajami is a neocon dirt bag but also a thoughtful and elouent writer This is a short book but every page is filled with beautiful prose and engrossing snapshots of Syria brief enough to be finished in a few short sittings Worthwhile read

Fouad Ajami Æ 6 review

Ferences in skills between former dictator Hafez al Assad and his successor son Bashar Ajami explains how an irresistible f. Not uite what I was hoping for in that it s mostly focused on the current well as of a year ago conflict rather than the background Very much a first draft of history Still the early chapters help give an overview of who against who and the basic beats of 20th century Syrian history and geopoliticsKind of weirdly to my mind Ajami often dips into a sort of melodramatic speaking to posterity tone complete with poetically mixed up tenses history moved with velocity nowadays This dynastic inheritance in Syria was not destined to survive the second generation like he s narrating a goddamned play This wore out its welcome pretty fast Anyway further reading definitely reuired Who said Ibn Khaldun and didn t get any The Black Ice Score (Parker, up tenses history moved with velocity nowadays This dynastic inheritance in Syria was not destined to survive the second generation like he s narrating a goddamned play This wore out its welcome pretty fast Anyway further reading definitely reuired Who said Ibn Khaldun and didn t get any


10 thoughts on “The Syrian Rebellion

  1. says:

    I think the book came out too soon It seemed like a large op ed than an actual scholarly work There are no footnotes included Those who are interested in modern political history of Syria and the role of minorities should opt for a different book The book covers the first year of the uprising and the factors that triggered it before things became bloody after the spring of 2012 There were several minor inaccurate facts througho

  2. says:

    First off the author has a strong bias in who he thinks is in the wrong here so take some of what he says with a grain of salt But having said t

  3. says:

    Ajami is a neocon dirt bag but also a thoughtful and elouent writer This is a short book but every page is filled with beautiful prose and engrossing snapshots of Syria; brief enough to be finished in a few short sittings Worthwhile read

  4. says:

    The author definitely has a bias HOWEVER provides an informative timeline and facets of the Syrian conflict that have resulted in the ongoing civil war

  5. says:

    France carved Lebanon out of Syria They created a country for the Maronite Christians of Mount Lebanon The French included Tripoli as part of Lebanon but it had few Maronite Christians and perhaps should have remained as part of Syria The French also excised Alexandretta and Antioch from Syria and gave them to Turkey Jordan was also carved

  6. says:

    Not uite what I was hoping for in that it's mostly focused on the current well as of a year ago conflict rather than the background Very much a first draft of history Still the early chapters help give an overview of who against who and the basic beats of 20th century Syrian history and geopoliticsKind of weir

  7. says:

    not exactly fresh on content but beautifully written and includes the writers interesting perspective on a number of things related to Syria's history and how it ties to the 2011 uprising Its only in the tenth chapter where the author engages some of the oppositional figures and not just narrate his views though readings of the media and history political books on Syria

  8. says:

    More enlightenment information and beautiful writing on each pase of this slender book than in most books on the middle east Ajami who is a Shia from Lebanon leaves the reader understanding the place of the religious and ethnic minorities in SyriaLebanon the history of their relations from Ottoman times through French rule and to the Assad dynasty; the relationship of Syria and Lebanon since 1982 the status

  9. says:

    Ajami tells the complicated tale of how Hafez al Assad father of the current President Bashar al Assad came to power through eliminating rivals and buying the allegiance of the military and the silence of other potentially influential groups Ruling for almost thirty years Hafez had one one goal in the year 2000 and that was for his son to suc

  10. says:

    This is an excellent and concise overview of the nightmare situation in Syria Ajami diligently tracks the path to crisis and civil war focussing on the sectarian leaders who have defied the nationalist agenda of Ba

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