Washington’s Long War on Syria

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Publication date April 17.

Now available for pre-order.

Forthcoming April 2017 from Baraka Books. Forthcoming April 2017 from Baraka Books. When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The United States had waged a long war against Syria from the very moment the country’s fiercely independent Arab nationalist movement came to power in 1963. Assad and his father Hafez al-Assad were committed to that movement.

Washington sought to purge Arab nationalist influence from the Syrian state and the Arab world more broadly. It was a threat to Washington’s agenda of establishing global primacy and promoting business-friendly investment climates for US banks, investors and corporations throughout the world. Arab nationalists aspired to unify the world’s 400 million Arabs into a single super-state capable of challenging United States hegemony in West Asia and North…

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One Response to Washington’s Long War on Syria

  1. beetleypete says:

    No doubt a great read. Good luck to Stephen with his new book.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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