Widespread Concern Extremists will prevail in Syria

“Strong majorities in most of Syria’s neighboring countries, especially in Lebanon and Israel, fear an extremist takeover in Damascus. The least concern is in Turkey, despite a number of terrorist incidents on the Turkish-Syrian border. In Lebanon, Christians are the most worried about extremism next door.”

See also an extensive report from PEW Global: ‘Syria’s Neighbors want Assad to Step down but no Appetite for Aid to Rebels’: http://www.pewglobal.org/2014/06/16/syrias-neighbors-want-assad-to-step-down-but-no-appetite-for-aid-to-rebels/

 

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About angelajoya

Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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