Syria

The Fall of the House of Assad
Author(s): 
Lesch, David W.
ISBN: 
9780300186512
Date published: 
August 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

When Syrian President Bashar al-Assad came to power upon his father's death in 2000, many in Syria held high hopes that the young doctor would bring long-awaited reform. This book explores Assad's failed leadership, his transformation from bearer of hope to reactionary tyrant, and his regime's violent response to the uprising of his people.