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  • Wednesday Aug 01 2012 from 06:00 pm until 08:00 pm
  • Virgin Megastore-DT
  • Arts & Culture

'Stephen Starr has taken on the mammoth task of elucidating this confusing country. After four years in Syria, he has some insight. . . The general conclusion is that no one in Syria knows what is going on, either inside or outside their own neighborhoods. It is therefore a strange kind of enlightenment that this book offers, but probably an accurate on.'- --Times Literary Supplement

'This searching inquiry is painful reading, but urgent for those who hope to understand what lies behind the shocking events in Syria, what the prospects might be, and what outsiders can and cannot do to mitigate the immense suffering as a country so rich in history and promise careens towards disaster.' --Noam Chomsky

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