Iraqi Refugees in Syria: causing a spillover of the Iraqi conflict?

@inproceedings{Leenders2008IraqiRI,
  title={Iraqi Refugees in Syria: causing a spillover of the Iraqi conflict?},
  author={R. B. M. Leenders},
  year={2008}
}
This article explores the implications of the Iraqi refugee crisis for Syria, which is believed to host up to 1.5 million Iraqi refugees. Many policy makers, activists and analysts, sometimes inspired by the conflict repercussions of refugee crises witnessed elsewhere, have warned against the regional security impact of the Iraqi exodus and consequently speculated about a possible spillover of the armed conflicts in Iraq to its neighbours. The article presents an analysis of the characteristics… CONTINUE READING