The retrospective history of the modern Arab world

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Egyptian-Syrian union , part 1: Nasser was the lion chained
Arabic, 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 union
Arabic, 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, 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 History
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.