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Syria in Ruins: The Dynamics of the Syrian Civil War

Syria in Ruins: The Dynamics of the Syrian Civil War
Author : David S. Sorenson
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Total Pages : 203
Release : 2016-09-19
ISBN 10 : 9781440838378
ISBN 13 : 1440838372
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Syria in Ruins: The Dynamics of the Syrian Civil War Book Description:

Syria is home to one of the most brutal and protracted civil wars in history, posing a threat to global stability and enabling the expansion of the Islamic State (sometimes called "ISIS"). This in-depth analysis reveals the beginning, present state, and future of this conflict. • Features a chapter on the growth of ISIS in the region and quest for a caliphate • Addresses the influence of Russia, China, and the United States in the conflict and its outcome • Follows the transition of the Syrian economy from state-run to crony capitalism • Considers America's action and policy in response to the threats as presented both by President Assad and ISIS • Covers the Syrian internal conflict as well as the conflict's expansion into Iraq, Lebanon, and Turkey

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