TITLE

SYRIA (Book)

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;Feb2004, Issue 342, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the book "Syria," edited by John L. Henriques. With the war in Iraq supposedly over and done with, the U.S. government has placed Syria under its microscope. This new book looks at some of the key issues and provides a much needed background on this small country. A description and analysis of Syria's political, economic, social and national security systems and institutions and the examination of the interrelationships of the system and the ways all these elements are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is devoted to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, their common interests and the issues on which they are divided, the nature and extent and their attitudes toward their social system and political order.
ACCESSION #
12261816

 

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