Power and Policy in Syria: Intelligence Services, Foreign Relations and Democracy in the Modern Middle East (Library of Modern Middle East Studies)

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Author: Radwan Ziadeh
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 241
Language: english
Year: 2011
ISBN 10: Unknown
ISBN 13: 9781848854345
Series: Library of Modern Middle East Studies
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

In an unstable Middle East, beset by regional tensions and repercussions of the global war on terror, Syria is a key player. The bloodless coup by General Hafez al-Assad, in 1970, put in place a powerful autocratic machinery at the...