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“A fascinating odyssey through the maze of modern Syria. Full of wisdom, optimism, and caution.” —Jon Alterman, Director of the Middle East Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
“Riveting . . . a compelling insider’s account of life under the Assad regime.” —Steven Heydemann, United States Institute of Peace
Andrew Tabler is a fellow with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and one of the most sought-after voices on contemporary Syria. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, the International Herald Tribune, Foreign Policy, and Foreign Affairs. His opinion is regularly sought by CNN, NBC, and PBS. After seven years of living and working under Assad’s regime, Tabler left Damascus for Beirut.
Gives extensive view of past and present conditions in Syria. Must read to understnd the crisis today. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lucy Tabler
The author was interviewed on NPR and I found the story to very informative. Nothing is as it seems to be in the middle east.Published 14 months ago by RLS
Mr Tabler does a geat job illustarting events in Syria as power transitioned to Bashar al-Assad. It also douments the short-lived yet hoped for Damascus Spring where many in the... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Trudi Boxx