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Washington’s Long War on Syria

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 … 280 View
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Introduction

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From 1963 onward, Syrian governments in which Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party members Hafez al-Assad and his son Bashar played principal roles, were committed to the Arab nationalist values of … 28 $2.80 Add
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The Den of Arabism

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The constitution of the Ba’ath Party made a proclamation in its very first line which Washington could have only regarded with deep hostility: “The Arabs are one nation which has its … 55 $5.50 Add
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Regime Change

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Two forces sought to topple the secular Arab nationalists of Ba’athist Syria, each for its own, and separate reasons. Both forces were equally determined to end the influence of secular … 31 $3.10 Add
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The Velocity of Perception

From: The Environmentalist’s Dilemma

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Through the intersectionality of multiple crises such as the near-civil war following the 2007 Kenya election, the Covid-19 pandemic, global economic collaspe, the Black Lives Matter movement, … 22 $2.20 Add
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The 2011 Distemper

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There are three views on the origins of the 2011 uprising in Syria whose wide circulation is inversely proportional to the degree to which the views have been critically examined. All are highly … 28 $2.80 Add
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The Myth of the Modernate Rebel

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When the Daraa riot broke out in mid-March, 2011, two armed Islamist groups, which would play a lead role in the war against the Syrian government, Jabhat al-Nusra and Ahrar al-Sham, had already … 26 $2.60 Add
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The Ba’athists’ Islamic Ally

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There were two officially recognized Islamic states in the Middle East which played key roles in the conflict in Syria. One, Saudi Arabia, an important regional satellite of the United States, … 10 $1.00 Add
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Washington’s State Islamic Allies

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Most people in the West remember the Arab Spring protests as touching the Arab republics—Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, and of course, Libya and Syria. They seldom remember, or know at all, that … 15 $1.50 Add
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Divide et Impera

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Mass movements can be organized around different aspects of personal identity such as race, class, religion, sect, ethnicity, language, sex, and position within the international division of … 15 $1.50 Add
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Echoes of Hitler

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There were echoes of Hitler in Syria’s conflict, but they had nothing whatever to do with Bashar al-Assad, who, as we have seen, was falsely depicted as a dictator in order to manufacture … 11 $1.10 Add
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Wall Street’s Empire

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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The United States has an empire, even if it’s not often called one. More often, the U.S. Empire is widely referred to by various euphemisms, anodyne terms which make the unacceptable appear … 20 $2.00 Add
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Conclusion

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The Conclusion reflects on how the values which secular Arab nationalists promoted were antithetical to U.S. capitalist class interests, which were embodied in U.S. imperialist ideology. That … 30 $3.00 Add