The retrospective history of the modern Arab world
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- Egyptian-Syrian union , part 1: Nasser was
the lion chained
- Arabic News.com, 16 March 1998. Part one of
three, A look back at the failed union between Egypt and
Syria during a unique era in the Arab world. how to assess
the revolution of July 23, 1952. Here focuses on Egypt.
- Egyptian-Syrian union, part 2: The hasty
- Arabic News.com, 17 March 1998. Early ideas of
Arab nationalism and unity developed quickly in the Sham
region, encompassing both Damascus and Greater
Syria—an area covering Syria, Lebanon, Palestine,
Israel and Jordan. The concern in some Arab states over the
union and Nasser's consequent popularity.
- Egyptian-Syrian union, part 3: Euphoria of
1958 was never repeated
- Arabic News.com, 18 March 1998. At the end,
discontent grew, especially through the army which began its
attempts to remove Syria from the U.A.R. Nasser recognized
the impossibility of imposing his will on Syria, but kept
the door open for further attempts at unity by retaining the
title of UAR for his state, Egypt.
- Confidence Built On Ignorance of Arab
- By Amr Mohammed Al-Faisal, Arab News,
Al-Jazeerah, 2 August 2003. Some Americans
believe that Arabs are particularly susceptible to being
pushed around by the US. The newest Western colonials on the
block are incredibly ignorant of history, and so are doomed
to repeat it.