Ba'th

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Ba'th

(bɑːθ) or

Ba'ath

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an Arab Socialist party, esp in Syria and formerly in Iraq, founded by Michel Aflaq in 1941. It attempts to combine Marxism with pan-Islamic nationalism
[C20: from Arabic: resurgence]
ˈBa'thi adj
ˈBa'thism n
ˈBa'thist n
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The tension between different threads of radicals and nationalists was also derived from political socialization in which many Bathist intellectuals emerged from the lower social classes and many nationalists were educated in the elite controlled educational institutions.
Embassy in Baghdad, as well as events proved Washington defeat against terrorism, but Iraq will stay adherent to defend its people to the last drop of blood and will not succumb to the coward Bathist agents of Americans.
The combined economic weight of the Christians -- Nestorians, Maronites, Catholic Greeks, and Syriacs -- is greater than their actual number, and the Bathist regime has always sought to accommodate these minorities.
The "triangle's" violence becomes grounded in sectarian difference and religious "ideology," rather than the possibility that it may emerge from Bathist elements, groups associated with the former regime, or local disputes; in other words, from a form of politics rather than some form of intractable primiordialism.
Saddam wanted Ata to paint portraits of his dead soldiers who he believed had died in a glorious cause of his Bathist party.
A tribal system and a 30-year history of Bathist oppression forged a swift intelligence network.
Lupieri's suggestion that the Mandaeans were better off under the Bathist secular government of Saddam Hussein will challenge some American and British perspectives.
Why wasn't he in Baghdad, speaking out against the despotic Bathist regime when they were murdering millions of their own people?
When the Islamic Front attacked the artillery school of Aleppo resulting in the death of hundreds of cadets, followed by attacks on Bathist civilian headquarters and military offices at Hama in February of 1982, the regime was deeply involved in Lebanon.
He said that the goal of the crisis created by the ISIL, former Bathists and the US spy agency in Iraq is sowing discord between the Iraqi Shiite and Sunni Muslims.
The Higher Security Commission in the province announced it did not permit any political bloc the permission to demonstrate, fearing of Bathists and terrorists intrusion.
3) See Hanna Batatu, The Old Social Class and Revolutionary Movements of Iraq: A Study of Iraq's Old Landed and Commercial Classes and Communists, Bathists, and Free Officers (Princeton University Press, 1978).