Stabilizing Syria and Iraq

Publication date:
05/2015
Author:
Eckart Woertz
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The territorial integrity of Syria and Iraq is currently compromised and it is unclear whether it will be reinstated in the foreseeable future. This threatens to destabilise the Middle East and certainly affects the security of Europe. Returning jihadists might commit terrorist attacks on European soil, refugee flows are increasing and the flow of commodities could be disrupted.