By Eliezer Tauber

This quantity examines the impression of clandestine and overt political firms in Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Iraq after global battle I. It analyzes Amir Faysal's short-lived nation in post-war Syria, family members among Syrians, Iraqis and Palestinians, and nationalist task inside of Iraq.

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