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