Syria: Political Conditions and Relations with the United States After the Iraq War [January 10, 2005] [open pdf - 253KB]
"This report focuses on Syria's internal politics and the impact of hostilities in Iraq on Syria's stability and U.S.-Syrian relations. It outlines the development of the regime currently headed by President Bashar al-Asad and its support base; describes potential challenges to the regime; examines the effect of the Iraq war on Syrian domestic politics and U.S.-Syrian relations; and reviews U.S. policy options toward Syria."
CRS Report for Congress, RL32727
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