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The Global Impact Of US Syria Strike

US airstrikes against Syria would have consequences beyond the Middle East. Despite their opposition, Russia and China may see some unexpected benefits, while North Korea will be nervous.

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Government To Survive Currency Crisis

The Syrian pound has been weakening steadily in black market transactions over the last few months. The currency was trading at SYP190/US$ in black market transactions on August 15, having hit an all...

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West To Increase Involvement In Syria

The US appears to be shifting to the view that Syria's government has used chemical weapons against its people. The White House told the US Congress on April 25 that the nation's intelligence...

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Inflation Accelerating Regime's Fall

Consumer price inflation (CPI) in Syria came in at 48.1% y-o-y in September 2012, according to official figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics. Food prices (making up 41.8% of the consumer...

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