The Damascus-Based Alliance of Palestinian Forces: A Primer

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VOL. 29

1999/2000

No. 3
P. 60
Articles
The Damascus-Based Alliance of Palestinian Forces: A Primer
ABSTRACT

This article, based on extensive interviews between May and October 1999 with serious representatives of all ten Damascus-based opposition groups, outlines the history, purpose, and activities of the alliance as well as the histories, ideologies, and interrelationships of the member factions. A final section addresses the present challenges and how the alliance is facing them.


Andres Strindberg, a partner of Brannan & Strindberg Consulting, is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in international relations at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.