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USIP Briefing: Syria and Political Change II

Authors: Scott Lasensky, and Mona Yacoubian, Senior Adviser, Middle East Program, Stimson Center
March 2006


One year after the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and facing mounting international pressure, the Syrian regime is consolidating its hold on power and adopting a more defiant stance, both in the region and toward the West.

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