The Forgotten Dimension of the Syrian Conflict

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The complex proxy war in Syria has demonstrated both the reach and limitations of Iran’s strategic influence. By mobilizing a wide range of strategic, tactical, and operational resources, Iran has prevented the collapse of the Syrian state.

However, the depth of its commitment notwithstanding, the Islamic Republic lacks both the military muscle and diplomatic resources to conclusively defeat the wide array of forces ranged against the Syrian state.

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