ISP Working Paper | Syrian conflict: Complexities and Prospects Ahead

There is already nine years of the conflict in Syria left behind, and it is still far from its final settlement. Although the intensity and scale of military activities have significantly decreased, the overall situation in the country remains very unstable and is complicated by the whole set of factors: military, political, international, socio-economic. That said, Syria jumped into 2021 with solid baggage of issues that require more attention now than previously, as they are becoming more urgent and controversial for all actors involved. The current state of the Syrian conflict may be analyzed through dividing it into four key dimensions – military, political, international, and socio-economic – each having a set of issues and challenges which thus far complicating the conflict’s settlement.

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ISP Working Paper | Alexey KHLEBNIKOV | Syrian conflict. Complexities and Prospects Ahead