Syria expert Aron Lund picks six reads you probably haven’t come across before – on subjects including authoritarian counterinsurgency tactics, the key forces behind conflict before 2011, the divisions likely to make the Geneva peace talks fail and life as a gay soldier in Assad’s army

Recently at Syria Deeply, we’ve been reaching out to experts in our network for resources they would recommend to others in understanding Syria. In our first installment of “Recommended Resources,” we are thrilled to highlight six suggestions from Aron Lund, a Swedish writer specializing in Middle Eastern affairs and the author of several books and reports on Syria and Arab politics; he’s on Twitter @aronlund...

Read Aron's list at Syria Deeply