The Levant in Turmoil (Innbundet)

Syria, Palestine, and the Transformation of Middle Eastern Politics

Serie: The Modern Muslim World 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 226
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: The Modern Muslim World
ISBN/EAN: 9781137537225
Kategori: Statsvitenskap
Omtale The Levant in Turmoil
Since the early weeks of the so-called Arab Spring, high hopes for democratic, social, and political change in the Middle East have been met with varying degrees of frustration. In the sub-region of the Levant, regional uprisings have turned to violent conflict in places such as Syria, Iraq, and the Gaza Strip. In Syria, popular unrest has caused enormous human suffering in one of the most brutal civil wars the region ever has witnessed, yet the international community has shown an appalling inability to act. Taking the war in Syria as its central point of reference, this book raises the question of whether the developments in the Levant might lead not only to processes of regime change, but also to a fundamental alteration of its entire state system.

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