Syrian Democracy

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In March 2011, a pro-democracy protest broke out when some teenagers were arrested and beaten up for drawing a “revolutionary slogan” in a city of Syria. The protest did not stop since then, and pro-democracy people made effort to make their president Bashar al-Assad step down out of dictatorship. Their protest failed every time as the President Bashar al-Assad crushed all those who opposed to his ruling. He sent tanks with trained men to kill the people who did not agree with him. President Obama tried his best to stop President Bashar al-Assad as he warned him in hopes to end his violence attack against his people and instead, embrace democracy by protecting his citizens and giving them rights. Instead, fighting turned to a big scale and …show more content…
According to New Yorker, “the Turkish economy will expand by three per cent this year and by four per cent this year. Lebanon’s economy is also growing, at a rate of about two per cent this year, which will expand to more than three per cent next year.” (John Cassidy. 1) Basically, this is saying that the nations such as Turkey and Lebanon have already gained benefits by welcoming more refugees and the economy is expected to prosper within the next few years. Part of this is because Syrians are willing to work anything they can do to support their families. They left everything behind and lost everything. In order to survive, they are doing everything they can to earn money. Additionally, an International Labor Organization survey of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, found out that Syrian refugees already are talented in most of the things such as in agriculture, cleaning, and etc. They are also able to create jobs which can benefit the government. But in many cases, Syrian refugees take jobs that normal people wouldn’t take. It doesn’t matter whether they can speak English or not because unwanted jobs usually require more manually rather than verbally. As long as they are strong, they will be used. Since Syrian refugees are working different tasks than normal Americans, it is highly unlikely that they would get into conflict but rather benefit each other. The Washington Post states that, “an …show more content…
This is what United States did during WW2. When Korea was in its war against the north, American troops were sent to help fight against the communism. Even though Korea had failed to become a democratic country, American troops did their best to free Korea from communism. Not only did they send troops to Korea, but also to Vietnam during WW2. This act of trying to help did not stop ever since then. At the end of Vietnam War, the US admitted “125,000 Vietnamese refugees.” Hillary Clinton said, “"We cannot allow terrorists to intimidate us into abandoning our values and humanitarian obligations. Turning away orphans, applying a religious test, discriminating against Muslims, slamming the door on every single Syrian refugee—that 's just not who we are. We are better than that.” Even Donald Trump who once said that, “I hate the concept of it [accepting Syrian refugees], but on a humanitarian basis, you have to… But you know, it’s living hell in Syria. There’s no question about it. They’re living in hell and something has to be done.” The immigration restriction is making lots of Syrian refugees to lose their lives. Who is going to help them in their times of trouble? America has the ability to help these people. One of the mothers whose husband was killed by a sniper said, “We 're just living on the edge of life. We 're always nervous, we 're always afraid”. (the story of the conflict) USA have so

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