The Consequences of Syria
The Consequences of Syria

The Consequences of Syria

The Great Unraveling: The Remaking of th


75 Pages, 4.5 x 7

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Publication Date: June 2014

ISBN 9780817917753


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In The Consequences of Syria, Lee Smith analyzes the current U.S. administration's stance on Syria, questioning whether it will build the foundations of a new Middle East or usher in an era of instability that will affect the entire world. The author contends that the many apparent shifts in the administration's Syria policy were part of a messaging campaign intended to camouflage President Obama's determination to stay out of the Syrian conflict. Smith concludes that the next White House will have to deal with a region that contains more violence, betrayed allies, emboldened adversaries, and an Iran almost on the verge of a nuclear breakout that will further destabilize a vital strategic region.

Author Biography

Lee Smith is a senior editor at the Weekly Standard, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, and the author of The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations. He lives in Washington, DC.