Searching with a thematic focus on Fragile states, Governance, Conflict and security, Drivers of conflict in Syria

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    Roots of the Syrian crisis

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016
    In December 2010, when trouble erupted in Tunisia, the Arab countries of West Asia and North Africa were mired in serious problems. In the entire Arab world, political freedom was at a premium, to varying degrees. There was large scale unemployment. Benefits of economic growth were cornered by a few; and the younger generation was restive.
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    Syria's uprising: sectarianism, regionalisation, and state order in the Levant

    Fride, 2013
    As the Syrian revolution enters its third year, the risks to regional stability are escalating. Violence has spilled over all of Syria's borders. The conflict has elevated sectarian tensions in Lebanon, threatening the 1990 Taif settlement that ended 15 years of civil war. It has sharpened ethnic and sectarian frictions in Iraq and engulfed southern Turkey.