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Live Library - Syria Chapter 1

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Syria is in the news almost every day. The Syrian conflict, regime, refugees, and opposition are present in all the political and humanitarian discussions. Still, the question is when was the first time that you started to know about what is going on there? To what extent are you familiar with the Syrian case? What are the sources of your knowledge on Syria? What is the timeframe within you are familiar with the Syrian politics?

The live library is going fill a knowledge gap on the Syrian politics. It is going to take you back in time as far back as 1970's when Hafez Al-Assad fastened his rule over the country and turned the regime into a police one.
And discusses several important events and movements until the moment of today, a moment where the western newspapers stade the victory of Bashar Al-Assad.

This episode we will discuss the ruling of Hafez Al-Assad, the father of Bashar, from 1970s until 2000.


- The second episode is the rule of Bashar Al-Assad from 2000 till 2011, the start of the uprising.
- The third episode is the time between 2011-2013.
- The final episode is after 2013 (the rise of ISIS and extremism with the role of Assad), the refugee crisis and the change of international policies towards Syria to the present time.

This event is organised by Ali Aljasem Ali V. Vendita @De Voorkamer.


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