The Arab Spring, which broke out on December 18, 2010 in Tunisia, soon influenced almost all of the countries in the region and spread to Syria on March 15, 2011.
Assad regime violently suppressed protests of a few students demanding “democracy and freedom” in Daraa thus lighting the fuse for the civil war.
Over the last two and a half years, the bloody civil war, which cost more than 100 thousand lives, injured more than 2 million people and displaced many others, has resulted in numerous mass killings by the regime.
The latest one was the chemical weapons attack by the government forces in Eastern Ghouta on August 21, 2013. According to the initial findings, more than 1,300 civilians including women and children have been killed in the attack.
SETA presents the analyses of SETA experts on Syria in order to better understand the Syrian civil war.
Arab League’s Syrian Policy
Müjge Küçükkeleş, March 30, 2012
The study addresses the League’s policy proposals, decisions, and reactions regarding the Syrian crisis and con¬centrates on what these all policy measures mean for the League as a regional organization.
The Human Cost: Syria in Crisis and Human Rights
Talip Küçükcan | Walid Saffour | Nadim Houry | Cengiz Çandar, July 17, 2013
This is a complex conflict; it is not simply black and white. In order to fully understand what is happening in Syria, every aspect of the conflict must be considered including the actors both inside and outside the state.
Syria: What’s Next?
Erol Cebeci | Steven Heydeman | Randa Slim | Aram Nerguizian, March 07, 2012
As so many outside powers have clashing geopolitical, security, and economic interests, what does the road ahead look like for Syria?
Quo Vadis? Regional Perspectives on the Syrian Crisis
Ufuk Ulutaş | Müjge Küçükkeleş| Gülşah Neslihan Akkaya | Zehra Senem Demir, June 10, 2012
The round table underlined the significance of Russia and Iran in the Syrian crisis, while highlighting the inefficiency of regional and international organizations.
The US in Between of Obligations and Concerns
Ufuk Ulutaş, September 09, 2013
A combination of obligations and concerns will determine the scope of the possible intervention in Syria.
Intervention in Syria
Taha Özhan, September 06, 2013
Where will the Syrian crisis spread to? What will the region be like today if there had not been a Syrian crisis? Could the Syrian crisis lead the region into an even worse crisis?
In this article
- Foreign Policy
- Arab League (AL)
- Arab Spring
- Assad Regime
- Bashar Al Assad
- Civil War
- Economic and Social Research
- Free Syrian Army
- Free Syrian Army (FSA)
- Human Rights
- Intervention in Syria
- Middle East
- Syrian Civil War
- Syrian Conflict
- Syrian Crisis
- Syrian Regime
- Ufuk Ulutaş
- United States (US)