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Review of Joseph Daher’s ‘Syria After the Uprising’ | Dan Fischer and Javier Sethness

From the March-April 2020 issue of News & Letters Editor’s note: This is the print version of a longer essay. Peacenews.org columnist Joseph Daher’s study, Syria After the Uprisings: The Political Economy of State Resilience (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2019), investigates the resilience of Bashar al-Assad’s regime in the face of a popular revolution that began nine years ago, in March ...

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Donald Trump and the Kurdish Question | Joseph Daher

On the statements of US President Donald Trump on the Kurdish question in Syria… “They’ve been fighting each other for centuries. Now the Kurdish people are fighting for their land””Essentialism continues from the peoples of the region who are only fighting because they are like this, born like this… and that for centuries… As a reminder, Obama tried to justify ...

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