We are pleased to present VOL 12, NO 1, Narratives of Transformation. This issue of Syria Studies includes three articles: “The Digital Party as a Vehicle for Transformational Political Change in Arab Spring Countries: Opportunities for Syria” by Dina Ramadan; “Military and Politics in Syria (1946-1963): Alliances, Conflicts and Purges” by Khouloud Al Zghayare; and “The Images of Syrian Refugees in the Mainstream Narrative: A
Case Study of Lebanon” by Ahmad Barakat.

Published: 2021-03-01