Between the Bombs: Exploring Partial Ceasefires in the Syrian Civil War, 2011–2017

  title={Between the Bombs: Exploring Partial Ceasefires in the Syrian Civil War, 2011–2017},
  author={Dogukan Cansin Karakus and Isak Svensson},
  journal={Terrorism and Political Violence},
  pages={681 - 700}
ABSTRACT Previous research on ceasefires in armed conflicts has primarily focused on the aggregated country-level of analysis. By contrast, this article contributes by examining the local-level dynamics of local ceasefire arrangements. In particular, this study examines a novel set of 106 local-level ceasefire arrangements in the Syrian Civil War, reached between the years 2011 to 2017. Most (72 percent), but not all, of the ceasefire arrangements were respected during the stipulated time… 

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