Thinking About the International Fsctor in the Syrian crisis

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Lays out the context of the international struggle over Syria, looking at the durable features of regional politics; the evolution of the power struggle from the early through the later uprising years; it then examines competitive interference in Syria by global and regional powers and how it frustrated the search for a diplomatic solution; and the internal consequence of this intervention, namely sectarianized civil war.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe War for Syria
Subtitle of host publicationRegiona and International Dimensions of the Syrian Conflict
EditorsRaymond Hinnebusch, Adham Saouli
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxford UK
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9780429201967
ISBN (Print)9780367193706, 9780367193713
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventBook Launch, War for Syria - London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 21 Oct 201922 Oct 2019

Publication series

NameRoutledge-St-Andrews Syrian Studies Series


OtherBook Launch, War for Syria
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • Syria
  • War
  • International conflict behavior
  • intervention
  • civil war
  • proxy wars


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