Assad or We Burn the Country: How One Family's Lust for Power Destroyed Syria

From a Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist specializing in the Middle East, this groundbreaking account of the Syrian Civil War reveals the never before published true story of a 21st century humanitarian disaster.In spring 2011, Syrian President Bashar al Assad turned to his friend and army

The Battle For Syria: International Rivalry In The New Middle East

An unprecedented analysis of the crucial but underexplored roles the United States and other nations have played in shaping Syria s ongoing civil war Most accounts of Syria s brutal, long lasting civil war focus on a domestic contest that began in 2011 and only later drew foreign nations into the

Revolution in Rojava: Democratic Autonomy and Women's Liberation in the Syrian Kurdistan

Given the widespread violence and suffering in Syria, it s not unreasonable that outsiders look at the situation as unrelentingly awful And while the reality of the devastation is undeniable, there is reason for hope in at least one small pocket of the nation the cantons of Rojava in Syrian