Syria Defence and Security Report Q3 2011

  • ID: 1825048
  • June 2011
  • Region: Syria
  • 65 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Syria Defence and Security Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, defence and security associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Syria's defence and security industry.

Recent Developments:

Syria is in a delicate position in the Middle East, involved in countless disputes and largely unsupported by its neighbours. The authoritarian Assad rule has been threatened by recent protests similar to those spreading across the Middle East. Inspired by the toppling of two Arab leaders and the massive show of force with the military intervention in Libya, protesters seek to topple the iron fisted military rule of the Assad regime and replace it, with a democratic government.

Unfortunately, given Syria's political and geographic position along with strained western resources, it is unlikely that the West could intervene militarily. However Israel, Saudi Arabia and Iran all have vested interests and are likely to try to take advantage of any power vacuum to come about as a result of the demonstrations, possibly through covert or religious means.

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Syria Security SWOT
Syria Defence Industry SWOT
Syria Political SWOT
Syria Economic SWOT
Syria Business Environment SWOT

Global Political Outlook
Japan After The Quake
Global Hotspots: Libya, Iran, Afghanistan, Korea
Wild Cards To Watch

Middle East Security Overview
Political Risk Analysis – The Strategic Outlook For The 2010s
The Middle East In A Global Context

Challenges And Threats To Stability And Security
Regional Power Dynamics
Nuclear Proliferation
External Powers

Scenarios For The Middle East
Security Risk Analysis
BMI's Security Ratings
Table: Middle East And Africa Defence And Security Ratings
Table: Middle East And North Africa State Vulnerability To Terrorism Index
City Terrorism Rating
Table: BMI's Middle East And North Africa City Terrorism Index

Political Overview
Domestic Security Overview
Internal Security Situation
Latest Developments
External Security Situation
Armed Forces And Government Spending
Armed Forces
International Deployments

Weapons Of Mass Destruction
Latest Developments
Market Overview


Procurement Trends And Developments
Industry Forecast Scenario
Armed Forces
Table: Syria's Armed Forces, 2002-2008 (‘000 personnel, unless otherwise stated)
Table: Syria's Available Manpower For Military Services, 2008-2015 (aged 16-49, unless otherwise stated)
Defence Expenditure
Table: Syrian Government Defence Expenditure, 2008-2015
Table: Syria's Defence Expenditure Scenario – Changing % Of GDP, 2008-2015 (US$mn)
Defence Trade
Key Risks To BMI's Forecast Scenario

Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: Syria – Economic Activity, 2008-2015

Country Snapshot: Syria Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 1999-2003
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Defence Industry
City Terrorism Rating
Table: Methodology

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