How to salvage Syria’s economy

  • David Butter

    Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme

    زميل مشارك، برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا

The Assad regime’s economic position remains precarious, and any political settlement to the conflict will need to be underpinned by substantial economic support, primarily from the West. In setting out the terms for such support, the West has the opportunity to exert pressure for changes in governance that could go some way to meeting opposition demands for meaningful institutional reforms.

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