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Challenges of the Syrian Opposition


Institute For Middle East Studies

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? Join POMEPS for a critical analysis and discussion of the insurgency in Syria.


  • Steven Heydemann - United States Institute of Peace

  • Zachariah Mampilly - Vassar College

  • Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl - University of Virginia

  • Wendy Pearlman - Northwestern University

  • Marc Lynch

    Marc Lynch - George Washington University