Impossible Revolution

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    Yassin al-Haj Saleh is a leftist dissident who spent sixteen years as a political prisoner and now lives in exile. He describes with precision and fervour the events that led to Syria's 2011 uprising, the metamorphosis of the popular revolution into a regional war, and the 'three monsters' Saleh sees 'treading on Syria's corpse': the Assad regime and its allies, ISIS and other jihadists, and Russia and the US. Where conventional wisdom has it that Assad's army is now battling religious fanatics for control of the country, Saleh argues that the emancipatory, democratic mass movement that ignited the revolution still exists, though it is beset on all sides. 'The Impossible Revolution' is a powerful, compelling critique of Syria's catastrophic war, which has profoundly reshaped the lives of millions of Syrians.

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    Number of Pages: 256
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781849048668
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    Listed in: Middle Eastern history, From c 2000 -, Terrorism, armed struggle
    Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd

    Books by Yassin al-Haj Saleh

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