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The Fall of the House of Assad

by David W. Lesch

Hardcover, 275 pages, Yale University Press, List Price: $28 |

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Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad examines the failed leadership of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from the perspective of a Middle East scholar who met with Assad between 2004 and 2009, focusing specifically on the administration's response to the Arab Spring.