Middle East - Syria (PDF Chapter)
This is the Syria chapter from Lonely Planet’s Middle East guidebook.
At the time of writing, Syria was one of the most dangerous places on the planet, and it cur-rently isn’t possible (or advisable) to visit. Put simply, Syria is a war zone, and peace seems as far away as at any time since war began in 2011.
Coverage includes: Syria Explained, Assad & the Alawites, Isis, Russia, the US & the Rest, Paths to Peace, History, A Storied History, Post WWII, Disappointment, Upris-ing & War, People & Society, Daily Life, Arts, Further Information, Understand.
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