Barry Rubin is director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, and a featured columnist for PajamasMedia at http://pajamasmedia.com/barryrubin/. His latest books are The Israel-Arab Reader (seventh edition), The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East (Wiley), and The Truth About Syria (Palgrave-Macmillan)
Harry Maxwell Publications
on May 06, 2014 :
An excellent book for readers trying to understand the historical background to the civil war in Syria. The author writes in a clear, concise way that makes reading a pleasure.
(review of free book)