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Background. A former protectorate of the U.K. and France, Syria became an independent nation in April 1946. Syria's political life has long been dominated by a single family (al-Assad) and a single political entity (the Arab Socialist Baath Party). Since March 1963, the country has been ruled by the Baath Party. The Constitution defines the Baath Party as the leader of state and society. In turn, the Baath Party, which emphasizes socialism and...

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