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Baath Party

A political party in the Middle East advocating secular, socialist policies intended to free Arab-majority countries from Western influence. It was established in 1940 in Syria. Its Syrian and Iraqi branches split in 1955 and became antagonistic toward each other. It became the ruling party of Syria in 1963 and was in charge of Iraq from 1968 until 2003.
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Third, religion under totalitarian regimes such as the Soviet Union did not function the way it did in Iraq under the Ba'th.
INOC) under MoO's jurisdiction then controlled by Saddam's ruling Revolution Command Council (RCC)'s and the Ba'th Party's Regional Command Council's (RCC's) Council of Ministers (cabinet).
Asked about possible connections between Ba'th ideology and ISIS, Faust said any link was tenuous, but acknowledged that some disaffected party members may have joined ISIS as the former regime crumbled.
Yet, AQM attacks in Iraq are eclipsed by those of al-Naqshbandia, a Sunni movement which has a Sufi order and is fed mainly by Sunni Arabs of the banned Ba'th Party.
The Pentagon and the State Department reported to George Bush, who was about as famous for his wisdom and sagacity about what was happening in Iraq under the Ba'th Party as Sheikh Abu Hammad.
Saddam Hussein's Ba'th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime, by Joseph Sassoon.
THE STRUGGLE FOR POWER IN SYRIA: POLITICS AND SOCIETY UNDER ASAD AND THE BA'TH PARTY
El-Choubaki suggested two possible scenarios in Tunisia; either eradicate the overthrown regime's Constitutional Democratic Rally from the Tunisian political akin to what happened with Al Ba'th Party in Iraq or gradually hinder the party's ability to participate in the political life - which he said is "more likely.
In a statement released today, the Jordanian People's Democratic Party (Hashd), the Arab Socialist Ba'th Party, the National Movement, and the Communist parties announced that they had decided to participate in the forthcoming polls, slated for November 9th, as one bloc and pledged a comprehensive national program that touches various aspects of life.
A Shi'ite Islamist sentenced to death under Saddam's Sunni/Ba'thist dictatorship, Maleki's links to the Iranian theocracy and his campaign against former members of the now banned Arab Ba'th Socialist Party have dented his popularity as he has reverted to proven vote-winning methods, like stirring up Shi'ite fears of a Ba'thist return to power to win the ballot.
The Kurdistan Peshmarga forces have had responsibility in protecting the security of some disputed areas since the collapse of the Ba'th Regime.
Andrew's, Scotland) and Schmidt (researcher, Danish Institute of International Studies) document economic development in Syria under the Ba'th, with the former author exploring the Populist period from 1963 to 2000 and the latter focusing on the years since.