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As the Syrian uprising approaches its third anniversary, the conflict is far from resolved and has entrenched tensions at the local, regional and international levels. The crisis has grown increasingly intractable in the face of the political stalemate, continued violence, and the mass exodus of refugees to neighboring countries. At this juncture, what are the organizational problems of the Syrian opposition and how will these challenges shape the conflict moving forward? Panelists discussed the insurgency in Syria.
Steven Heydemann – United States Institute of Peace
Zachariah Mampilly – Vassar College
Wendy Pearlman – Northwestern University
Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl – University of Virginia
Marc Lynch – George Washington University
For background information on the situation in Syria, please visit the updated POMEPS Arab Uprisings Bibliography.