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Patrick Seale

Author Bios

Patrick Seale

Patrick Seale is a British writer and journalist specializing in the Middle East. His books include The Struggle for Syria; Asad of Syria: The Struggle for
the Middle East
; and, most recently, The Struggle for Arab Independence: Riad el-Solh and the Makers of the Modern Middle East.


News and Features

If the Syrian dictator falls, there could be a bloody sectarian settling of accounts.


New York City

Much of the talk in Europe these days--in newspaper offices, at dinner
parties, in foreign ministries--is about how the United States and
Britain were conned into going to war against Iraq, or