Syrian Civil War

Topics: Syria, Bashar al-Assad, Hafez al-Assad Pages: 3 (735 words) Published: May 14, 2013
Syrian Civil War
Project on Syrian Civil War
May, 2013

War is the horrible, the most cruel activity of man. It is nothing but mass murder. The evolution of human society towards something better has always been under wars. Millions of dollars are spend every year for deadly weapons of war. Human nature hates cruelty although some people believe that humans must shed blood to satisfy their blood thirsty nature. But is it so the case? Wars have been fought for a lot of reasons. But the Syrian one is the worst, civil war. Usually wars are fought over religion differences, natural sources, etc. But in the case of Syria its own people fight because of the government.

This war is still continued today, between loyal forces to the Syrian Ba'ath Party and those who are against it. It all started on March 15th, 2011. Protestants of the Middle Eastern protest movement known as the Arab Spring demanded the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad to resign as they wanted to end the four decade Ba'ath Party rule. It is supposed to be a presidential republic rule, in which all executive powers rests with the president. Although, in reality is a Saddam Hussein-style presidential dictatorship. In April of the same year the Syrian Army was ordered to open fire against the protestors. The war continued and after a while they were acquired with weapons, all opposition forces even civilians unified into larger groups. Despite the unify, no leadership was organized. The government considers them terrorists. Unfortunately, many conflicts have been reported all over the country, in which many innocents are killed. Many countries including United States condemn the use of violence from the government. Even though the war had not reached the cities of Damascus and Aleppo, unfortunately in late 2011 suicide bombings caused the Hezbollah, a Shi'a Islamic militant group, to enter the war and support the army of Syria. In the new year, 2013 the war's death toll had exceeded the 60.000,...
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