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Kulueva S. N. The Political Portrait of Damascus Lion. Syria’s President Hafez Assad. Izvestiya of Saratov University. History. International Relations, 2019, vol. 19, iss. 2, pp. 219-224. DOI: 10.18500/1819-4907-2019-19-2-219-224

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The Political Portrait of Damascus Lion. Syria’s President Hafez Assad

Kulueva Sabina N., Kazan (Volga region) Federal University

The purpose of this article is to represent the political portrait of Syrian president Hafez Asad. In order to pursue the goal, the following objectives were set. Firstly, to examine the key factors which shaped him as a politician. Secondly, to highlight the importance of Hafez Asad in internal and foreign policy of the country. The biographical method was of high priority because the author intended to show the place of a single person in the country’s history. Particular attention was paid to usage of objectiveness principle hence all academic works should be non-biased and deprived of emotions.


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