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The End of Sykes-Picot? Reflections on the Prospects of the Arab State System

The End of Sykes-Picot? Reflections on the Prospects of the Arab State System

| February 28, 2014

This paper assesses the situation in Syria, with an emphasis on what might lead to its de facto partition or lasting collapse. It then examines Syria’s neighbors and their prospects for stability. The paper concludes by exploring how the United States, Israel and Iran might affect this tenuous balance.

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