Middle East Economic Survey


No 44


Relations Between Iran And Syria And The Impact Of The Syrian Crisis

By Aref al-Obeid

Dr Obeid is a member of the Center for Defense, Energy and Geopolitical Research at theUniversity of the Aegean. He would welcome comments on this article (e-mail contact-us@defencenter-energeo.org).

This article is a historical analysis of relations between Syria and Iran since the Islamic revolution in 1979. It analyzes the causes of the...