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The Syrian Uprising, 2011-: Government and Think Tank Publications

A bibliography of works dealing with the uprising in Syria, starting in 2011 and continuing till today.

Overview

The titles in this bibliography are all publications of the US government, or various think thanks. Some of them are available in electronic form as pdfs. The links to such materials have been included. These publications are the primary sources for the study of the development of US policy towards Syria during the Uprising. The print works in this bibliography are not part of the Penn Libraries' collection, and must be requested through EZ Borrow, BorrowDirect or Inter-Library Loan.

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

Bashar Watches from a Poster

Bibliography of Government and Think Tank Publications

Al-Saleh, Asaad. Dissecting an evolving conflict : the Syrian uprising and the future of the country. Clinton Twp., Michigan : Institute for Social Policy and Understanding ; New American Foundation, 2013. middleeast.newamerica.net/sites/newamerica.net/files/policydocs/ISPU_Dissecting_an_Evolving_Conflict.pdf

Amnesty International. Syria : possible international armed intervention after alleged chemical weapons attack. London : Amnesty International,  2013.

Baczko, Adam. Building a Syrian state in a time of civil war. Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2013.

Bianco, Cinzia. The Syrian file : the role of the opposition in a multi-layered conflict. Roma, Italy : Istituto Affari Internazionali, ǂc 2013.  http://www.iai.it/pdf/DocIAI/iaiwp1321.pdf

Catlett, Geoffrey A. US policy options in Syria : an argument for diplomacy. Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania : U.S. Army War College, 2013.

United States Institute of Peace. The day after : supporting a democratic transition in Syria : vision, principles, objectives, challenges, and recommendations. Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace, 2012.

Eiran, Ehud. Watching from the sidelines :  Israel and the Syrian uprising. Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace, 2011.

Holliday, Joseph. Syria's maturing insurgency. Washington, DC : Institute for the Study of War, 2012. http://www.understandingwar.org/sites/default/files/Syrias_MaturingInsurgency_21June2012.pdf

International Crisis Group. Syria's Kurds : a struggle within a struggle. Brussels, Belgium : International Crisis Group,  2013. http://www.crisisgroup.org/~/media/Files/Middle%20East%20North%20Africa/Iraq%20Syria%20Lebanon/Syria/136-syrias-kurds-a-struggle-within-a-struggle.pdf

International Crisis Group. Syria's metastasising conflicts. Brussels, Belgium : International Crisis Group,  2013. http://www.crisisgroup.org/~/media/Files/Middle%20East%20North%20Africa/Iraq%20Syria%20Lebanon/Syria/143-syrias-metastasising-conflicts.pdf

International Crisis Group. Too close for comfort : Syrians in Lebanon. Brussels, Belgium : International Crisis Group,  2013. http://www.crisisgroup.org/~/media/Files/Middle%20East%20North%20Africa/Iraq%20Syria%20Lebanon/Lebanon/141-too-close-for-comfort-syrians-in-lebanon

Lund, Aron. Struggling to adapt : the Muslim Brotherhood in a new Syria. Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, ǂc 2013. http://carnegieendowment.org/files/struggling_to_adapt_mb.pdf

Lynch, Marc. Syria's hard landing. Washington, DC : Center for a New American Security, 2013. http://www.cnas.org/files/documents/publications/CNAS_SyriasHardLanding_Lynch.pdf

Martini, Jeffrey. Syria as an arena of strategic competition. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2013. http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR200/RR213/RAND_RR213.pdf

Mueller, Karl P. Airpower options for Syria : assessing objectives and missions for aerial intervention. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2013. www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR400/RR446/RAND_RR446.pdf

Ostovar, Afshon. The rebel alliance : why Syria's armed opposition has failed to unify. Alexandria, VA : Center for Naval Analyses, 2013.  http://cna.org/sites/default/files/research/DRM-2013-U-004125-1REV.pdf

Phillips, Christopher. Into the quagmire : Turkey's frustrated Syria policy. London : Chatham House, 2012.

Sayigh, Yazid. The Syrian opposition's leadership problem. Washington, D.C. : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2013.

Tofan, Claudia. (ed.) Law and war in Syria : a legal account of the current crisis in Syria. Nijmegen, The Netherlands : International Courts Association, 2013.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Recent developments in the Middle East : the security situation in the Syrian Arab Republic : Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, hearing held April 19, 2012. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2012. (Internet from the GPO Access web site.  Address as of 01/11/13: http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo31018 ; current access is available via PURL.)

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. The security situation in the Syrian Arab Republic : implications for U.S. national security and U.S. policy options : Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, hearing held July 17, 2013. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2013.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Crisis in Syria : the U.S. response : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 20, 2013 . Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2013. http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-113hhrg80121/pdf/CHRG-113hhrg80121.pdf

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia. Confronting Damascus : U.S. policy toward the evolving situation in Syria : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2011-

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia. Shifting sands : political transitions in the Middle East : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2011-

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade. When regimes fall : the challenge of securing lethal weapons : hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 19, 2012.  Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2012.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. The situation in Syria : hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 7, 2012. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2012.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Next steps in Syria : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, August 1, 2012. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2012.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Syria : the crisis and its implications : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 1, 2012. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2012.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Syria : U.S. policy options : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 19, 2012. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2012.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs. U.S. policy in Syria : hearing before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, November 9, 2011. Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2011.

Free Syrian Army

Syria's Kurds