Revolt in Syria: Eye-Witness to the Uprising

Revolt in Syria: Eye-Witness to the Uprising

Stephen Starr / Jun 04, 2020

Revolt in Syria Eye Witness to the Uprising In January of President Bashar al Assad officially declared Syrian society stable and the government immune to revolt In the months that followed and as regimes fell in Egypt and Tunisia thous

  • Title: Revolt in Syria: Eye-Witness to the Uprising
  • Author: Stephen Starr
  • ISBN: 9780231704205
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Paperback
  • In January of 2011, President Bashar al Assad officially declared Syrian society stable and the government immune to revolt In the months that followed, and as regimes fell in Egypt and Tunisia, thousands of ordinary Syrians took to the streets calling for an end to Assad s regime Many lost their lives to the bullets of the president s army In Revolt, Stephen Starr delvIn January of 2011, President Bashar al Assad officially declared Syrian society stable and the government immune to revolt In the months that followed, and as regimes fell in Egypt and Tunisia, thousands of ordinary Syrians took to the streets calling for an end to Assad s regime Many lost their lives to the bullets of the president s army In Revolt, Stephen Starr delves deep into the lives of those affected by the Syrian state over the past five decades Interviewing people from all levels of society, Starr gathers and interprets the views and beliefs that illustrate why Syria, with its numerous sects and religious diversity, has been so prone to violence and civil instability Gaining unique access to a country that has been largely cut off from the international media, Starr delivers compelling, first hand testimony from those who have suffered and benefited most from the regime Revolt reveals why many Syrians wanted Assad s government to stay intact as an alternative to endless civil war It measures the long standing gap between the state apparatus and its people and explains what led Syria s youth to finally stand up and call decisively for freedom.Starr also outlines the positions of the country s minorities and describes why many Syrians believe enforced regime change will only lead to region wide conflict.

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    1. This book contains a wealth of information from the Syrian uprising, specifically the first year of the uprising in 2011-2012. Mainly through interviews with Syrians he encounters in and around Damascus, Stephen Starr paints a vivid picture of what can only be described as a class-based uprising and, soon after, a class war. Starr depicts the vast differences between Syrians in the wealthy areas of the city, who decline to participate and fear the loss of their property and privileges, and those [...]



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