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References for Intervention In Syria: What Could Happen?

1: “Turkey threatens Syria with retaliation over downed military jet,” Fox News, June 26, 2012 (http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/06/26/nato-will-likely-condemn-syria-downing-jet-but-not-respond-militarily-officials)

2: Jeremy M. Sharp, Syria: Background and U.S. Relations, Congressional Research Servicehttp://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/142735.pdf (April 26, 2010)

3: Ian Black, “Israel primed to attack a nuclear Iran,” Guardian [UK], November 28, 2010 (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/28/israel-primed-attack-nuclear-iran)

4: Jeremy M. Sharp, Syria: Issues for the 112th Congress and Background on U.S. Sanctions, Congressional Research Service http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/RL33487_20110428.pdf (April 28, 2011)

5: Christopher M. Blanchard, Jeremy M. Sharp, Syria: Unrest and U.S. Policy, Congressional Research Service http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33487.pdf (May 24, 2012)

6: Greg Miller, “Al-Qaeda infiltrating Syrian opposition, U.S. officials say,” Washington Post, February 16, 2012 (http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/al-qaeda-infiltrating-syrian-opposition-us-officials-say/2012/02/16/gIQA9LDJIR_story.html)

7: Eric Schmitt, “C.I.A. Said to Aid in Steering Arms to Syrian Opposition,” New York Times, June 21, 2012 (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/21/world/middleeast/cia-said-to-aid-in-steering-arms-to-syrian-rebels.html?pagewanted=all)

8: Efraim Halevy, “Iran’s Achilles’ Heel,” New York Times, February 7, 2012 (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/08/opinion/to-weaken-iran-start-with-syria.html?_r=1)

9: Giorgio Cafiero, “Syria: America versus Israel,” Asia Times, June 6, 2012 (http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/NF06Ak01.html)

10: Asia Times, June 6, 2012

11: Jonathan Steele, “Most Syrians back President Assad, but you’d never know from western media,” Guardian [UK], January 17, 2012 (http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jan/17/syrians-support-assad-western-propaganda)

12: Mark Hosenball, Tabassum Zakaria, “Special Report: Intel shows Iran nuclear threat not imminent,” Reuters, March 23, 2012 (http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/23/us-iran-usa-nuclear-idUSBRE82M0G020120323)

13: James P. Rubin, “The Real Reason to Intervene in Syria,” Foreign Policy, June 4, 2012 (http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/06/04/the_real_reason_to_intervene_in_syria?page=full)

14: Yaakov Katz, “IDF tests siren for rogue non-conventional missiles,” Jerusalem Post, July 3, 2012 (http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=276081)

15: Jadaliyya, The Israeli Position Towards Events In Syria,http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/4336/the-israeli-position-toward-events-in-syria (February 11, 2012)

16: Dmitri Trenin, “Syria: A Russian Perspective,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, June 28, 2012 (http://carnegieendowment.org/2012/06/28/syria-russian-perspective/ccln)

17: F. William Engdahl, “New Mediterranean oil and gas bonanza,” Russia Today, February 26, 2012 (http://www.rt.com/news/reserves-offshore-middle-east-engdahl-855/)

18: James O’Toole, “Billions at stake as Russia backs Syria,” CNN Money, February 10, 2012 (http://money.cnn.com/2012/02/09/news/international/russia_syria/index.htm)

19: Alexey Pilko, “The Syrian crisis and Russia’s interests,” The Voice of Russia, June 22, 2012 (http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_06_22/78965189/)

20: Scott Peterson, “Al Qaeda among the Chechens,” Christian Science Monitor, September 7, 2004 (http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0907/p01s02-woeu.html)

21: Yigal Schlefier, “From Endearment to Estrangement: Turkey’s Interests and Concerns in Syria,” United States Institute of Peace, October 25, 2011 (http://www.usip.org/files/resources/PB%20109.pdf)

22: United States Institute of Peace, October 25, 2011

23: Maria Fantanpple, “Turkey eyes Syrian crisis through lens of Kurdish stability,” The National, March 23, 2012 (http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/turkey-eyes-syrian-crisis-through-lens-of-kurdish-stability)

24: Jessica Rettig, “Iran Has Much to Lose if Syria’s Assad Falls,” US News, September 2, 2011 (http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2011/09/02/iran-has-much-to-lose-if-syrias-assad-falls)

25: Asia Times, June 6, 2012

26: Executive, Syria – China – trade partnershttp://www.executive-magazine.com/getarticle.php?article=9819 (September 2007)

27: “John McCain & Joe Lieberman on AC360 talking Syria intervention,” April 10, 2012, video clip, Youtube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwGhUZhhZOc

28: Dan Williams, “Israel accuses Syria of genocide, urges intervention,” Reuters, June 10, 2012 (http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/10/us-syria-crisis-israel-idUSBRE85902F20120610)

29: Global Security, Fifth Fleethttp://www.globalsecurity.org/military/agency/navy/c5f.htm

30: Ben Piven, “Map: US bases encircle Iran,” Al Jazeera English, May 1, 2012 (http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2012/04/2012417131242767298.html)

31: United States Army Central, Third Army/ARCENT Campaign Plan Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)http://www.arcent.army.mil/media/1287123/campaign%20plan.pdf

32: Barbara Starr, “US military completes initial planning for Syria,” CNN, June 14, 2012 (http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/14/u-s-military-completes-planning-for-syria/)

33: Pavel Felgenhauer, “The Russian Military Prepares Expeditionary Forces, Allegedly for Deployment to Syria,” The Jamestown Foundation, June 14, 2012 (http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Bswords%5D=8fd5893941d69d0be3f378576261ae3e&tx_ttnews%5Bany_of_the_words%5D=benazir%20bhutto&tx_ttnews%5Bpointer%5D=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=39494&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=7&cHash=30a3cf9ebf0de90a68c6a031f1d85485)

34: Liz Sly, John Warrick, “US officials: Iran is stepping up aid to Syria,” Washington Post, March 3, 2012 (http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-officials-iran-is-stepping-up-lethal-aid-to-syria/2012/03/02/gIQAGR9XpR_story.html)

35: Washington Post, March 3, 2012

36: Saeed Kamali Dehghan, “Syrian army being aided by Iranian forces,” Guardian [UK] May, 28,

2012 (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/28/syria-army-iran-forces)

37: Jonathan Marcus, “Analysis: Options for military intervention in Syria,” BBC, June 12, 2012 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-17356556)

38: National Museum of the US Air Force, SA-2 Surface-to-Air Missile,http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=334

39: Global Security, F-22 Raptor Specifications,http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/aircraft/f-22-specs.htm

40: Alex Fishman, “IDF: Syria’s antiaircraft system most advanced in world,” Ynet News, August 13, 2007 (http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3436827,00.html)

41: Today’s Zaman, Assad military conducts large-scale exercises as fighting spills into Lebanon,http://www.todayszaman.com/news-285903-assad-military-conducts-large-scale-exercises-as-fighting-spills-into-lebanon.html (July 8. 2012)

42: Nicholas Blanford, “In Lebanon, a worrying sectarian spillover from Syria,” Christian Science Monitor, June 3, 2012 (http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2012/0603/In-Lebanon-a-worrying-sectarian-spillover-from-Syria)

43: Rebecca A. Hopkins, Lebanon and the Uprising in Syria: Issue for Congress, Congressional Research Service http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R42339.pdf (February 2, 2012)

44: Avigdor Lieberman, “The case of Syria could prove different,” Jerusalem Post, March 13, 2012 (http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-EdContributors/Article.aspx?id=261738)

45: Jacob Edelist, “Anticipating US Intervention in Syria, Israel, Iran, Prepare for Clash,” Jewish Press, May 31, 2012 (http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/in-face-of-us-intervention-in-syria-israel-iran-prepare-for-clash/2012/05/31/)