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Greater Syria and the Challenge to Syrian Nationalism

By Martin W. Lewis | April 2, 2011 | 8 Comments
Map of Greater Syria

Syria faces challenges to its geopolitical integrity beyond those posed by its religious and linguistic diversity. Like Iraq, it owes its statehood and geographical boundaries largely to the actions of European imperial powers in the early 20th century. Modern Syria essentially covers the area grabbed by France from the Ottoman Empire after World

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