Christians in Syria and the civil war (in: Panorama of global security environment)

Author: Janos Besenyo & Roland Gömöri

Publisher/Publication: Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs

DOI/ISBN: 978-80-971124-9-3

The authors of the article provide a country background to highlight what led to the eruption of the civil war to evaluate the different potential outcomes, and their possible effects on the Syrian Christians. The article focuses on some features of the Syrian regime and the opposition forces and offers a brief overview of the vulnerabilities of Syria’s Christian community, describing the political context of the conflict and the situation for the minority.