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The Syrian Conflict: Foreign States

This guide provides information and resources on the Syrian Conflict (2011-Present).

Foreign States Involved

There are a multitude of foreign states involved in the conflict. Each has different reasons for their involvement based upon a variety of geopolitical and domestic concerns. This guide will merely provide a simple explanation of what these states are doing in Syria with links to reports and articles with far more detailed information.