Armed Conflict in Syria: U.S. and International Response

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This report looks at the recent conflict in Syria, particularly casualty estimates and an assessment of possible future scenarios. A large part of the report looks at U.S. policy towards Syria, including how Congress will handle humanitarian dilemmas, security of Syrian Weapons of Mass Destruction, and how the country is open to opportunities for terrorism recruitment. It also looks at key developments that have occurred during the conflict, including supports of the Asad government, political dynamics, and minority communities. The report ends with a look at the Syrian economy and current/possible sanctions.

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Location(s): Syria
Creation Date: July 19, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Sharp, Jeremy M.

Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs

Creator (Author):
Blanchard, Christopher M.

Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 19, 2012
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Syria
Description:

This report looks at the recent conflict in Syria, particularly casualty estimates and an assessment of possible future scenarios. A large part of the report looks at U.S. policy towards Syria, including how Congress will handle humanitarian dilemmas, security of Syrian Weapons of Mass Destruction, and how the country is open to opportunities for terrorism recruitment. It also looks at key developments that have occurred during the conflict, including supports of the Asad government, political dynamics, and minority communities. The report ends with a look at the Syrian economy and current/possible sanctions.

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50 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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