The Syrian War: Religious & Political Representations

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Stéphane Valter


The analysis of the social media content of:  Syrian & foreign - opposition & loyalist - official & informal will allow us to understand the extent to which political claims can (or cannot) overlook religious antagonisms. Indeed, the intensity of sectrian content rapidly increased as a direct response to the level of brutality used by both sides.

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Contemporary Syria; Politics; Political economy; International relations; Middle East; Alawite; Sunni; Social Media
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VALTER, Stéphane. The Syrian War: Religious & Political Representations. Syria Studies, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 1-36, dec. 2014. ISSN 2056-3175. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 27 may 2019.