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FYS157: Syria Beyond the Headlines: News & Websites

Fall 2020, S. Heydemann

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Recommended Websites

Arab Reform Initiative.

Atlantic Council, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East.

Belling Cat (open source intelligence analysis).

The Brookings Institution, Center for Middle East Policy.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Carter Center.

Foreign Policy. (subscription required for full access)

German Institute for International and Security Affairs.

Human Rights Watch.

International Crisis Group.

Institute for the Study of War.

Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

International Rescue Committee.


Middle East Research and Information Project.

Norwegian Refugee Council.

Project on Middle East Democracy.

Project on Middle East Political Science.

Rebel Economy.

St. Andrews University, Centre for Syrian Studies.

Siege Watch.

Syria Center for Policy Research.

Syria Comment.

Syria Direct.

Syrian Economic Task Force.

The Syria Institute.

Syria Untold: Cities in Revolution.

Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): Syria.

US Agency for International Development.

Yassin al-Haj Saleh.

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