By Raphael Lefevre
Little has been released on militant Islam in Syria considering Hafez Assad's regime destroyed the Islamist circulation in its stronghold of Hama in February 1982. This e-book bridges that hole through supplying readers with the 1st complete account of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood's historical past to date.
In this ground-breaking account of Syria's such a lot popular, but hugely secretive, Islamist employer, the writer attracts on formerly untapped assets: the memoirs of former Syrian jihadists; British and American documents; and likewise a sequence of wide-ranging interviews with the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood's ancient leaders in addition to those that battled opposed to them--many talking at the checklist for the 1st time. Ashes of Hama uncovers the main elements of the Islamist fight: from the Brotherhood's radicalisation and its "jihad" opposed to the Ba'athist regime and next exile, to a outstanding comeback on the leading edge of the Syrian revolution in 2011--a notable turnaround for an Islamist stream which all analysts had mentioned lifeless amid the ruins of Hama in 1982.
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