LIST OF WARS: DETAILS
Also called: Syrian Revolution
Battle deaths: 6,000 
Nation(s) involved and/or conflict territory [note]
Published prior to 2013 | Updated: 2014-03-04 15:05:41
The Syrian Revolution, Great Syrian Revolt or Great Druze Revolt (1925-1927) was the largest and longest-lasting anti-colonial insurgency in the inter-war Arab East. Mobilizing peasants, workers, and army veterans, rather than urban elites and nationalist intellectuals, it was the first mass movement against colonial rule in the Middle East. The revolt failed to liberate Syria from French occupation, but it provided a model of popular nationalism and resistance that remains potent in the Middle East today. Each subsequent Arab uprising against foreign rule has repeated the language and tactics of the Great Syrian Revolt.
SOURCES: FATALITY DATA
Notes on fatalities
 Battle deaths: Correlates of War, Extra-State War Data v4.0
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NOTE ON NATION DATA
NOTE! Nation data for this war may be inconlusive or incomplete. In most cases it reflects which nations were involved with troops in this war, but in some it may instead reflect the contested territory.
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