Burning Country; Syrians in Revolution & War

Robin Yassin-Kassab & Leila Al-Shami (Pluto Press)

An urgent exploration of the reality of life in the midst of the political and humanitarian nightmare currently affecting Syria. Combining candid stories from opposition fighters, refugees, and grassroots revolutionary organisations with a thorough examination of the rise of Isis and Islamism, this vivid account sheds light not only on the Syrian confict but also the country as a whole, and helps us to understand what happened and why and how it should end.