Fred H. Lawson, a contributing editor of this magazine and James Irvine professor of government at Mills College is author of Why Syria Goes to War (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996).
Articles by this Author
|Private Capital and the State in Contemporary Syria||
Throughout the late 1980s, Syria’s economy suffered persistent difficulties. Shortages of imported machinery and spare parts led to underproduction and quality control breakdowns in the country’s larger factories. External...
House Foreign Affairs Committee chair Lee Hamilton (D-IN) offered the first criticism by a Washington insider of the Bush administration’s handling of the Gulf crisis when, on September 18, 1990, he blamed Assistant Secretary of State for...
|Karsh, The Soviet Union and Syria||
Efraim Karsh, The Soviet Union and Syria: The Asad Years (London: Routledge, 1988.)
|US-Arab Economic Trends in the Reagan Period||
US economic relations with the Arab states have entered a new phase in the last two years, one that reproduces many of the features that characterized the end of the Carter administration. US exports to the region rose by about 13 percent from...
|Nonneman, Iraq, the Gulf States and the War||
Gerd Nonneman, Iraq, the Gulf States and the War (London: Ithaca Press, 1986).
|Peterson, Defending Arabia||
J. E. Peterson, Defending Arabia (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1986).