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Syria under Bashar Al-Asad. Reginal experience of modernisation under the conditions of external instability Syria under Bashar Al-Asad. Reginal experience of modernisation under the conditions of external instability
Syria under Bashar Al-Asad. Reginal experience of modernisation under the conditions of external instability Syria under Bashar Al-Asad. Reginal experience of modernisation under the conditions of external instability

Vladimir Ahmedov

Syria under Bashar Al-Asad. Reginal experience of modernisation under the conditions of external instability

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2005, 189 pages

ISBN: 5-89282-257-5

This is research of academic origin into shaping and development of political modernization in Syria under conditions of different economic structures and the transitional nature of power when the social fabric is being transformed as new political classes and elites appear on the social stage. Above all it investigates which factors and developments have ensured the transitional of power to Bashar Al-Asad and encouraged this rise of new political elite in Syria. Maine attention is paid to Bashar Al-Asad years in power. focusing on the perspective of his presidency and his handling of challenges facing Syria in new political situation in the Middle East.
Are characterized the basic stages of B. Al-Asad 's life the special features of his personalities which contribute ed to his ascending to the apex of authority in Syria are examined. Is told also about the B. Al-Asad mother and wife - Asma Asad (Al-Ahras) who is one of the most devoted supporters of his course.
The studies investigates the mechanism of political power in Syria in transitional period. focusing its attention on developments within the military and civilian bureaucracy power elite and the party organization of the Ba'ath Party under Al-Asad.

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