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

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Title

  • Main Title Armed Conflict in Syria: U.S. and International Response

Creator

  • Author: Sharp, Jeremy M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs
  • Author: Blanchard, Christopher M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2012-07-19

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 50 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- U.S. -- Syria
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- Syria -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government -- Syria
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Terrorism

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: Syria

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL33487
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33487_2012Jul19
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc98067