Submitted in May 1, 2011, published in November
It has been argued that Syria, because of its political structure, population diversity, and regional alliances, presents an exceptional case, one where revolution is impossible. However, the yearning for freedom and dignity, the quiet dynamics of human nature trump any exceptionalism. The events in Syria today are not simply political; they represent an attempt to recast the meaning of Syrian national identity.
Tagged: Syrian Revolution, الثورة السورية, الربيع العربي, خلفية الثورة السورية