Author profile: Paul Rogers

Paul Rogers is Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University and writes a weekly analysis of international security issues for He tweets at @ProfPRogers.

War in Syria: The Proxy Element

Paul Rogers • Jul 4 2013 • Articles
While there is a strong element of a proxy war behind the fighting in Syria, the forces and interests involved are best understood in terms of inter-state relations going back more than a decade.

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