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  • Syria - 4216 Words
    SYRIA A brief history of Syria since the French occupation until 1970. WE CAN CATEGORIZE THE EVENTS THROUGH WHICH SYRIA WITNESSED INTO THE FOLLOWING: • Syria after the fall of the Ottoman Empire and French Occupation in 1920 until the independence in 1946 • Syria since the independence until 8th march 1963. • Syria since the first days of 8th march coup until 1970 • Syria under the rule of Al-Assad until today. SYRIA’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE AND THE FRENCH MANDATE • By the end of the...
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  • Syria - 1050 Words
    On another hand, The Syrian civil war, also commonly known as the Syrian uprising, is an ongoing armed conflict in Syria between forces loyal to the Syrian Ba'ath Party government and those seeking to oust it. The conflict began on 15 March 2011, with popular demonstrations that grew nationwide by April 2011. These demonstrations were part of the wider Middle Eastern protest movement known as the Arab Spring. Protesters demanded the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad, whose family has held...
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  • Syria - 1135 Words
     The ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings that started three years ago resulted in a major shifting of the Arab political landscape and brought about the overthrow of a number of deep-seated and oppressive regimes and dictators like in Libya, Tunisia, Yemen and Egypt. However, the uprising in Syria remains unresolved and has evolved into a bloody civil conflict, caused so much casualties which has left destruction, lawlessness, and fear across the country. A resolution to the conflict has yet to be found,...
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  • syria - 400 Words
    Jeffrey Garber 1. Explain a factor in the Syrian crisis from each level of analysis. There are four main levels of analysis Global, Interstate, Domestic, and Individual. A factor at the domestic level would be the Syrian crisis as a whole. There is a civil war going on in Syria between people with different political beliefs. The conflict is between those loyal to the government and those seeking oust it. Looking from a global level of analysis Syria has many terrorist groups that could break...
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  • Intervention in Syria - 2624 Words
    William The Question of Syrian Intervention America has been plagued with many domestic problems recently, from economic issues, such as recovering from the recession, to major disagreements between political parties. Nevertheless, one foreign issue lingers: civil war in Syria. The topic has stirred a great deal of debate, not only in America but also throughout the world, with essentially two sides to the debate. One, America, along with the rest of UN, should militarily intervene and end...
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  • Syria War - 785 Words
    Syria's war The axis power Jan 23rd 2013, 20:49 by The Economist | AZAZ LAST week President Bashar Assad’s aircraft dropped bombs on the market in Azaz, a town near the border with Turkey north of Aleppo, killing 20 civilians. “It’s enough!” shouts Abdullah Mahmoud Haj Saed, standing amid a pile of rubble dotted with household possessions: a shoe here, a telephone there. “Does the world like seeing Syrian blood?” Almost two years into Syria’s uprising, now a full-blown civil war,...
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  • Rotary in Syria - 1164 Words
    Rotary in Syria Syria, officially Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic: ‫ ,)اﻟﻌﺮﺑﻴ ﺔ اﻟﺴ ﻮرﻳﺔ اﻟﺠﻤﻬﻮرﻳ ﺔ‬is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. The name Syria formerly comprised the entire region of the Levant, while the modern state encompasses the site of several ancient kingdoms and empires, including the Eblan civilization of the third millennium BC. In the...
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  • Conflict in Syria - 358 Words
    Conflict in Syria The ongoing conflict in Syria is becoming a more serious problem by the day. Many countries are joined into this conflict as well, who are on either side: the Syrian government’s or the rebels’. Military intervention is still being decided in the US and either decision will have its costs. The most reasonable decision to choose is not to intervene with military in Syria. The international community should wait until they have a reason for intervention which is if the...
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  • Syria essay - 1060 Words
    A Snapshot of Syria Syria is located in Southeast Asia. It borders Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, and Lebanon. Damascus is the capital. Damascus is one of the oldest inhabited communities in the Middle East. It was established in the third period B.C. and was the center of handcraft goods. Syria occupies about 185,180 square kilometers (71,498 square miles). It’s industry includes petroleum, textiles, food processing, and farming. Syria’s climate is semi-arid but it differs between east and...
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  • The War in Syria - 1128 Words
    The War in Syria In August 2013 Barack Obama made a statement that shook the world, he called for ‘limited’ airstrikes to be used against Syria’s government of President Assad in retaliation to chemical weapons attacks made allegedly by him on his own people, with the result of many deaths of men, women and children, in an effort to combat the rebels with whom they have been fighting a long civil war. The result of this announcement led to widespread debate amongst countries around the world...
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  • The Syria Situation - 484 Words
    Syria One of my professors recently cited a stat that over 60% of college students do not know of the current situation in Syria. Sadly to say, I was part of the majority on this one. I recently heard that very professor talking with a colleague about whether the United States should intervene or not, so I was determined to find out what was going on. Failing to be informed of this situation prior to today makes me wonder how many events such as this pass over my radar. But nonetheless, after...
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  • Sociology Syria - 1195 Words
    Isabella Luna October 10, 2013 Sociology 100 News Analysis: Syria The violence in Syria began in March of 2011, and the Middle Eastern country has been crippled by a brutal civil war ever since. Since then, the United Nations estimates that more than 100,000 people have died during the ongoing clashes between President Bashar Al-Assad’s government and rebel forces who want him out, and estimates that more than two million people have fled Syria to neighboring countries, most of them being...
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  • Intervention in Syria - 1534 Words
    Bombs exploding, desert sand, AK-47s, RPGs and terrorists have taken over the news in the last twenty years. The Middle East has been a hot topic for as long as I can remember. Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Israel, Afghanistan, 9/11, Al Qaeda, and Arab Spring all come to mind when I think of the Middle East. The most current hotspot of activity is Syria. Syria has been in a civil war since 2011 between dictator Bashar Al-Assad and rebels. Since the start of the war, over 100,000 people have...
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  • Syria Conflict - 520 Words
    After Khalidiya, Syria conflict goes on Government and opposition sources are not quite yet in agreement on what is happening in Khalidiya. Syrian state TV began reporting on Sunday night that this opposition enclave of Homs, held by the rebels since the summer of 2011, had fallen. Activists and fighters in Homs denied it, saying the government had made big gains but there were still pockets of fighters hanging on. Later though, one opposition source said the enclave was "80% gone", while...
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  • SYRIA CONFLICT - 586 Words
    Name: Nicole Carrillo Course: 3th A Syria conflict First of all we must know that the Syria is passing through a civil war and in addition the government repression is brutal. And we must consider that the most powerful countries are involved in this conflict for many reasons. Nowadays Syria is under de power of Bashar Al Assad who belongs to the Baath, country's main political party (socialist-leaning nationalist). Going back in history Syria has been an important zone of the Middle...
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  • syria kidnap - 1644 Words
    As the conflict in Syria exacerbates, so does the phenomenon of kidnapping that propagates not only across its territory but also outside its borders. The number of current abductees in Syria is anywhere between 2,000 and 3,000 since the start of the protest movement and the uprising in mid-March 2011, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The motives behind each incident vary, from political, sectarian, or revenge reasons, to the extraction of ransoms to fund the different...
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  • syria conflict - 429 Words
     The crisis in Syria is an armed conflict in Syria between forces loyal to the government and those seeking to overthrow it. The conflict began on 15 March 2011, with popular demonstrations that grew nationwide by April 2011. Syrian Protesters requested the end of Ba'ath Party rule, which began in 1963 and the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad, whose family has held the presidency in Syria since 1971. The main event that...
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  • “No Democracy” Syria Revolution
    On March 2011 in a city in Syria called Dar'aa, a few high school students painted on the school wall some sentences against Syria’s president "Bashar All- Assad " and his regime. The police were informed about what the high school students had done, therefore came in the school, arrested the kids and took them to unknown place. The families started looking for their children, when they couldn't get hold of them, they went to the internal forces wondering where their kids were  but they were...
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  • Jordan Syria Conflict - 751 Words
    M.U.N. – Jordan Position Paper Country: Jordan Committee: United Nations Security Council School: Palos Verdes Peninsula HS Topic: North Syrian Refugee Crisis History and Background As Syria’s uprising descends into an increasingly bloody civil war, the number of refugees fleeing the fighting has rocketed. In August 100,000 people escaped to safety in the neighboring states of Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, and Iraq. The rate of people seeking refuge has brought the total to over 235,000...
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  • Arab Nationalism and Syria - 3266 Words
    Description of Country Syria is a country located in the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey. The modern nation of Syria did not exist until the 20th century, although the idea of Syria has been in existence since at least the time of the Prophet Muhammad. The name “Syria”, was first used by the Greeks, historically identifying the region at the eastern end of the Mediterranean lying between Egypt and Asia Minor. Greater Syria, the larger region...
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  • Debate Syria Essay - 511 Words
    Tatiana Lyn Debate Essay on Syria’s Issue August 26, 2013 The U.N must attack in unity (hence the label) in order to respond to such outrage, otherwise it may become an impossible task without a leader. The rest of the U.N, especially France which has already decided to involve themselves, must have their superior and leading country to surgically strike Syria. I completely concur with the idea of being included in the issue with Syria, not only to help their people, but to protect the...
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  • Syria and Syrian Refugee Gatherings
     انتشرت عبر مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي صورة لفتى قام أعضاء في تنظيم الدولة الاسلامية في العراق والشام "داعش" بصلبه وتعليق لافتة على صدره كتب عليها "إفطار بدون عذر شرعي". ويفرض التنظيم احكامه المتشددة في المناطق السورية والعراقية التي يسيطر عليها. ووفق الناشطين الذين تداولوا الصورة، فان تهمة الفتى الذي بقيَ مصلوباً لساعات تحت شمس حارقة كانت إطفاره في شهر رمضان من دون سبب. ولم يحدد ناشرو الصورة المكان الذي وقعت فيه الحادثة. Spread across social networking sites a picture of a boy, members of the...
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  • The War in Syria, The Syrian Conflict
    The Syrian conflict, for or against? Prior to beginning this assignment, I must admit that Syria was not one of my priorities, nor had I given thought to which direction our government should take in its dealings with them. However, after much “educating of myself” on the conflict, I definitely have personal views on the course of action as well as the problems behind the situation. It is most certainly my opinion that the U.S. should simply stay completely and fully out of any course of...
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  • Fear and Distress in Syria - 280 Words
    For many of you who do not know Syria has now become a bath of blood due to the mass tears a blood that are being shed by innocent defenceless people. even for a country that has grown used to violence the houla massacre on the 25th may 2012 shocked the people of Syria Over a hundred ,mainly children and women were targeted by shells and innocently killed Fifteen months after the start of protests against the regime of President Bashar Assad, Syria is in a dire situation. Trapped in a...
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  • Syria: A Brief History
    Syria is an ancient land with great history, dating back to the dawn of civilization. Syria is part of the Fertile Crescent, and signs of civilization date back to 10,000 BC. From around 2,000 BC Syria was occupied successively by the Sumerians, Egyptians, Hittites, Assyrians and Babylonians. Throughout history it went on to be conquered by the great empires such as Persia, Rome, the Islamic Empire, the Ottomans, and France. Following World War II, Syria became independent from France and spent...
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  • Is military intervention in Syria justified?
    Running head: Military Intervention in Syria 2 Introduction The 2011 year has left the world with plenty of worries about different accidents and catastrophes. There were such huge disasters as floods in Pakistan and Thailand, earthquakes in Haiti, in Turkey and the devastating tsunami in Japan that led to explosion in nuclear power plant. There was another event that took its beginning in February of that mysterious year – the conflict in Syria. To remind, the opposition of Syria...
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  • Essay About the Conflict in Syria
    Essay about the Conflict in Syria Foreign Affairs April 12th, 2012. Syria, a Middle Eastern country, is located on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded by Turkey to the north, by Iraq to the east and southeast, by Jordan to the south, and by Lebanon and Israel to the southwest. Syria has an area of 185,180 square kilometers (71,500 square miles), including 1,295 square kilometers (500 square miles) of territory in the Golan Heights captured by Israel in the Six Day War of...
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  • Situation in Syria Mun! - 767 Words
    Committee Name: General Assembly Committee Topic: Situation in Syria Country Name: Canada A. Dating back to the time of the Ottoman Empire, the situation in Syria has become increasingly violent over time. [1] Back in 1911, an organization called Al-Fatat (Young Arab Society) was founded. [1] According to research, it was basically a secret Arab nationalist organization that aimed to gain independence and unity for multiple Arab nations that was, at the time, under Ottoman rule; their...
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  • Civil War in Syria - 779 Words
    The current civil war in Syria does not solely affect the national community in Syria; it also affects the members of the international community which hold interests in Syria. More specifically, a civil war not only affects Syria’s neighbors, but also impacts the international system’s main powers through potential regional destabilization. For the sake of concision, this paper will focus only on Iran and the United States. Each of these states has approached the Syrian civil war with their...
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  • Struggle for Democracy in Syria - 734 Words
    Struggle for democracy in Syria By Ribal Al-Assad CAIRO - As the violence in Syria mounts, the international community's paralysis has become increasingly jarring. But the role of external regional forces is almost as important in fueling the domestic bloodshed as what is happening internally. If Syria could break free of the negative influences of regional politics, genuine change without continued violence might become possible. Syria needs to manage its diverse ethnic and religious...
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  • Syria: the Story of the Conflict
    Syria: The Story of the Conflict http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19331551 This article talks about Syria and how tens of thousands of lives in Syria have been lost because of the conflict between forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and those who go against his rule. Due to this threat, hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been moving across the county's borders and its leaving their own nation separated and torn apart. The crazy bombing, massacres and bombardment have been...
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  • World Leaders, Help Syria!
    Zyrus Sabio English 101A-Expository Composition Mr. Kiwan 26 April 2012 World Leaders, Help Syria! In every story, there are villains and heroes. Sometimes, there are lucky villains who have more power or capabilities than heroes; this is why some heroes are suppressed which causes villains to move freely. This is similar to Syria’s uprising story. Assad and his forces are the villains and have power, while Syrians who resist Assad are the heroes and are suppressed. The story started a year...
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  • Of Syria and Civil Wars - 2420 Words
    Virinder Kaur POLS 202-01: International Relations Reaction Paper #1: Of Syrian Wars and US Foreign Policies Due: October 4, 2012 Modern Syria first gained its independence in 1946, following many years of violent strife. Before this, the state had been under a French Mandate and had suffered under a conditional (or more aptly, false) independence, wherein the French State held veto power over any potential laws introduced by the Syrian people (US Dept. of State). In 1970, the Baath party...
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  • Arab Spring in Syria - 568 Words
    http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/ Syria-uprising-007.jpg The Syrian Uprising President John F. Kennedy once said in a speech that “Those who make peaceful protest impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” Nowhere is this more applicable than in the recent Syrian uprising, as what began as a people’s movement to bring a more democratically inclined government to Syria has escalated into a full scale violent uprising against the dictatorial government of President...
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  • Syria Current Event - 624 Words
    Research: Status quo in Syria Directions: Via a combination of information from the Upfront article and internet research, complete the following research guide to develop an understanding of what is happening in Syria. Upfront Magazine (page 14-15): 1. What sparked Syria’s uprising? What role do you think uprisings in other Arab countries played in Syria’s revolution? Protests of the torture of students who put up anti government graffiti sparked the uprising in Syria. Government...
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  • TURKEY AND SYRIA RELATIONS - 2766 Words
    TURKEY AND SYRIAN RELATIONS I. Introduction Since the beginning of Turkey and Syria, both countries have had ups and downs. Throughout history, every state has had their foreign policy. However, this policy sometimes had some turning points because of new developments such as war, peace, agreements, etc. Turkey has also had this kind of turning the point with Syrian relations. Adana Agreement was the first turning point in the relations. Since Syria stopped supporting the PKK within the...
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  • SYRIA CASE STUDY - 809 Words
    Syria Physical map You can see from the map that much of Syria is arid, with greener areas following rivers and other sources of water such as the Mediterranean to the east. Political map Fact file: Area Syria has an area of 185,180 km² Population 20.82 million (2011) Resources Petroleum in commercial quantities was first discovered in the northeast in 1956. The most important oil fields are those of Suwaydiyah, Qaratshui, Rumayian, and Tayyem, near Dayr az–Zawr. The fields are...
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  • Geostrategic of Syria during the conflicts
    PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND LAW Geostrategic of Syria during the conflicts Final Term Exam Paper Anggun Desimalinda 016 2012 00057 International Relations Defense Class 2 2012 Strategic Environment Yugolastarob Khomeini July 15th 2014 Table of Contents Table of Contents……………….......………………………………………………………..1 Background of Study...
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  • The effect of the French Mandate on Syria
    The French Mandate of Syria and its Effect on the Political State of Syria Today TheBlewn 31 May 2013 The Effect of the French Mandate of Syria on the Political State of Syria Today The French Mandate of Syria and Lebanon was established by the League of Nations after World War One during the partition of the Ottoman Empire. This mandate, which...
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  • Civil War in Syria - 681 Words
    Civil War in Syria For many years, Syrians had to face the wrath of Bashar al-Assad, and they still continue to do so. Syrians face unequal and unfair treatment in Syria, because of the poor leadership and corrupt government. There have always been one-party elections, assassinations of human rights activists, and unequal rights for women and ethnic minorities. On March 15, 2011 public demonstrations by Syrian protestors called for the end of nearly five decades of Ba’ath party rule and the...
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  • Machiavelli's "The Prince" and Syria
    Question: Should Bashar and Hafez al-Assad have paid more attention to Machiavelli’s “The Prince”? What critique and advice would Machiavelli give them? Syria is trapped in the hands of Fortune. The current Syrian regime led by ‘president’ Bashar al-Assad, within the next year, can easily be eliminated by foreign powers or can easily prosper as an authoritarian government. Fortune has the jurisdiction to decide. But one may ask, why is Syria in this current unfortunate state?...
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  • Mtn Syria - About - 1484 Words
    Main information. The Syrian cellular arm of Lebanon-based telecoms group Investcom Holding (itself then owned by the Mikati Group, but since taken over by MTN Group), Areeba Syria (formerly Spacetel Syria) launched services in March 2001 via its '94' network. Initially the infrastructure was rolled out to major provinces, but rural areas quickly followed and population coverage and geographic coverage were 98% and 78% in the end of 2007 respectively. In August 2007 the cellco had 14 MSC, 32...
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  • The President Obama’s Foreign Policy on Syria
    The President Obama’s Foreign Policy on Syria The article, “Obama to make case for Syria Strikes in prime-time speech Tuesday, won’t say if he’ll act without Congress’ OK,” is talking about whether President Obama is going to take military action on Syria without Congress’ support. Different guesses are argued in this article about what decision will be made by Obama. Olivier Knox, the author of this article, does not report his opinion for or against the...
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  • Uprising in Syria, by Mbole K. Nku
    M.K.N Uprising in Syria Thesis: The situation in Syria began as a secular upheaval, but internal mismanagement by the regime in attempting to gem up fear by negatively embellishing the prospects of regime change has turned Syria into a hotbed of ethno-sectarian warfare, which in turn has attracted foreign jihadists to Syria who seek to hijack what began as a secular movement into one with religious connotations. As a result although...
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  • Similarities and differences between Syria and Lebanon
    In the world, there are thousands of beautiful countries. In Arab world each country it own beauty. Most of people in Arab world treading between Syria and Lebanon by which country better to visit, because they are a great and beautiful countries There are many similarities between them. Some of the similarities between the two countries are the weather, number of religions and currency while the three main differences are area and population, number of governorates and tourism. The...
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  • Should the International Community Intervene in Syria
    Should the International Community Intervene in Syria. May 12 The Syrian uprising is an ongoing internal conflict that began in January 2011. Demonstrators throughout Syria are protesting for the resignation of President Basher al-Assad. Syria has strong International relations with Iran, China and Russia, predominately Arms related. It has been suggested that International organisations, (such as the United Nations (UN)) should intervene in Syria’s internal conflict as they did with...
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  • Icj Model Un Turkey Syria
    International Court of Justice Memorial High School - Justice The case of armed activity on the territory of the Republic of Turkey does not simply concern recent events, but more so the extended sovereignty of both nations. The main documents upon which my arguments will be based on are the General Assembly’s Resolution 3314, International Customary Law; pursuant to Article 3, paragraph 1 of the Convention (III) relative to the treatment of prisoners in war, Paragraphs 138-139 of the...
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  • What are the main national and international issues in Syria today?
    What are the main national and international issues in Syria? The Syrian uprising started as a reaction to the Arab Spring, a series of anti-government protests across the Arab world inspired by the fall of the Tunisia's authoritarian regime in early 2011. But at the root of the conflict was anger over unemployment, decades of dictatorship, corruption and state violence under one of the Middle East’s most repressive regimes. This violence isn't just a local conflict. It has ramifications on...
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  • Why Should We Go to War with Syria?
    Syria, a country located in the Middle East, has been run by a perilous man named Bashar al-Assad. He has been in power since the death of his father, named Hafez al-Assad, since June 20, 2000. Bashar was elected in a public referendum and won 97 percent of the vote and was chosen for a seven year term. Still till this day he still runs the lives of those who wish to dethrone him. Also, he was selected to be the leader of the Ba’ath Party and as well commander in chief of the military. This...
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  • The Crisis in Syria: a Simple Solution to a Complex Situation
    The Crisis in Syria: A Simple Solution to a Complex Situation A worldwide debate is in progress as countries weigh in on their intended involvement in a high stakes, limited missile strike on Syria. Some believe it is their responsibility to intervene after a large-scale chemical weapons attack recently occurred during the Syrian civil war. Others can admit that the event was terribly wrong and unjust, but it is simply not their responsibility, nor is it their best interest to get involved....
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  • What are the main National & International issues in Syria today
    What are the main National & International issues in Syria today? Syria’s turmoil had all began with protests against their President, Bashar al- Assad’s regime in March 2011 in the Southern city of Deraa. However at the beginning the protestors were peaceful and all they’d wanted was democracy and greater freedom. But when security forces opened fire on peaceful demonstrations it triggered days of violent unrest that had steadily spread nationwide over those following months. The Syrian...
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  • A Sectarian War: US Policy Toward Syria from a Realist Perspective
    Webster University A Sectarian War: US Policy Toward Syria from a Realist Perspective Randy Erspamer INTL 6000 Final Paper Dr. Reichardt 20 July 2013 Introduction There is little doubt that the ongoing conflict in Syria presents the United States with foreign policy challenges. There is also little doubt that the civil war can be labeled as a humanitarian catastrophe. The numbers don’t lie, “nearly a quarter of Syria's...
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  • syrian conflicts - 3161 Words
    The Syrian Civilian Conflicts The Syrian conflicts have been occurring since the 15th of March 2011, as a secular revolt against autocracy. It turned out to be more than just a conflict that would be resolved with war. Some claiming it started of with only peaceful demonstrations then it evolved in to a continuous matter of disasters. While others claimed that they were more than just ‘peaceful demonstrations’. Obviously each discourse has their reasons for believing the truth they want to...
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  • Why is Russia supporting the Syrian regime
    Why is Russia Supporting the Syrian Regime? The former Soviet Union was one of the first countries that had recognized the independence of Syria in 1944 and established diplomatic relations ever since. The relation between the two countries remained normal until the arrival of Hafiz Al-Assad, the former ruler of Syria in 1970. With Hafiz Al-Assad in power, the relation between the Soviet Union and Syria became very strategic, especially after the Soviet Union’s presence in Egypt was...
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  • The Syrian Crisis - 575 Words
    The Syrian Crisis The Syrian civil war is a part of the Arab spring, a wave of uprisings occurring in the Middle East and North African states. Although the Syrian problem has received significant international attention, the future of the conflict is still unclear. The situation is deteriorating day by day, while the international negotiations reached a deadlock. The possible settlement is a subject of hot debates, with each government trying to put forward a solution, which would serve...
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  • Arab Nationalism - 752 Words
    Containing Arab Nationalism: Pages 182-268 Summary: Our continued reading in Salim Yaqub’s book, Containing Arab Nationalism, revolves around events that occurred after the completion of the Eisenhower Doctrine. In the first chapter of the required reading, Yaqub discusses the period of time from January to April of 1958. This was a period of contention within the Middle East, which was highlighted by the fact that it was within this time that Egypt and Syria had officially begun the...
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  • Syrian Conflict: Historical Trace and Its View
    Since Dec. of 2010, there have been revolutionary social movements among Arab world. The occurrence of protests in Middle East and North Africa area is not a whole new phenomenon but persisting throughout ages. Basically, it happens on account of variety of factors such as political corruption, economic depression including unemployment, high food price and etc. accumulated on each Arab country. Therefore, it is difficult to assure what makes them to start it. Syria, an Arab country also in...
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  • position paper wto - 346 Words
     Name : MUHAMMAD ROHAN Delegation ID : PMUN-114 Committee : SPECIAL POLITICAL AND DECOLONIZATION COMMITTEE (SPECPOL) Country : VENEZUELA Institution : THE CITY SCHOOL PAF CHAPTER Topic Area A : SYRIAN CRISIS Venezuela believes that the Syrian Civil War is a matter of immense concern. On 2 January 2013, the United Nations stated that the war's death toll had exceeded 60,000. According to various opposition activist groups, between 50,000 and 63,735 people have been killed,...
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  • Poetry of Nizar Qabani - 744 Words
    Maryam Ishak February 22, 2012 Arabic Poetry from Nizar Qabbani Nizar Qabbani is one of the most popular and bestselling poets in the Arab world. He was born March 21, 1923 in Damascus, Syria and died April 30, 1998 in London England. He studied law at the University of Damascus in 1945 then started his career as a diplomat. He served in the Syrian embassies in Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Britain, China and Spain then retired in 1966 and finally, moved to Beirut, Lebanon where he founded a...
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  • The Arab Spring and Gil Scott Heron
    9/13/13 ENG 1101-E2 Word Count: 933 The Revolution Must Be Organized Considering the emergence of modern media’s involvement with civil rights, as we have witnessed with the Arab Spring, the operations of a revolution have experienced a paradigm shift from the days of the Civil Rights Movement. In Gil Scott-Heron’s 1970 song, “The Revolution Will Not be Televised,” a call to action is made on behalf of the revolution. Scott-Heron’s words emphasized that the revolution is not a scheduled...
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  • Good vs Evil Beowulf
    Prompt: Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you. Leading sentence: An issue of national and international concern that is of importance to me is our current debate about the US helping Syria or not. Main point: Syria is currently on a civil war between the Syrian government and the Syrian rebels. Paragraph 2 Transitional sentence: This war begin because of a religious rivalry between the Sunni and Shia Supporting point: Sunni are...
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  • Current Events - 1631 Words
    Current Events Theme Project (Quarter 1) Headline: “Polio virus strain in Syria confirmed as being from Pakistan – WHO” Date: November 11, 2013 Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/11/us-syria-crisis-polio-idUSBRE9AA0SK20131111 Nation/Region: Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia Who: Children in the northern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor, the United Nations agency, the World Health Organization 1. Explain and summarize the article in your own words The World Health Organization...
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  • Syrian Civil War - 2096 Words
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