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    Wars and arguments between people have been happening for years now, and they are only going to continue from here on out. This being said, the Syrian war is an example of a war that has been going on for so long, and it is starting to get out of hand. First, this war has become very spread over the past 4 and a half years. According to an article published on BBC news, several million people have migrated to other places outside of Syria, and hundreds of thousands have been left dead after long periods of fighting. Moreover, what started out as just some small protests has led to a full-fledged war, which is still going today. The Syrians who follow President Bashar al-Assad, and those who choose to go against his ways still battle each other…

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    The mounting civilian casualties in Syria and the displacement of over 6 million Syrians –with prospects of both more casualties and more displacement – make this the most daunting humanitarian crisis facing the world today. Syria is a West Asian country, a region in which the Muslim populace predominates. The problems in Syria began in 2011 as a peaceful protest but quickly rose into an armed civil conflict which has cost the lives of 100,000 people and forced over two million to flee to the…

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    45 years of silence. The Syrian people lived that long, controlled by the stern Assad regime. Under a dictatorial rule, they lived 45 years under oppression and fear. The fear of reclaiming their right to the freedom from the Assad dictatorship. After long overdue, the tyrannized people of Syria broke their silence on the 15th of March 2011, setting in motion a series of mass protests denouncing the authoritarian system. Emerging first on Syrian grounds and spreading out across the Middle East,…

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    thus fighting them at times. This causes much confusion and makes it difficult to decide who the real enemy is. The United States and Russia both play large roles in the civil war going on. Russia sees the Assad Regime as the legitimate power of the state. Russia’s tactics to end the war is to aide the regime with military support. Bombings of Free Syrian Army grounds has been the strongest impact the Russians have had on the war. This ideology is contrary to the United States view of the war.…

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    believe Syrian refugees should be allowed into the United States with contingencies and proper screening. Syrian refugees are trying to escape Syria, which has had many wars and terrorist problems. More than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives over 4 and a half years of armed conflict from an anti-government protest to a full scale civil war. Some Syrian refugees have begun fighting back against terrorism and the government of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad who considers Syrian rebels as…

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    Immigrants usually migrate looking for better. “Latino immigrants come from Mexico, Central America, South America, And Island in the Caribbean. A few of the motiving factors that bring Hispanic immigrants to the united states include a lack of resources and opportunity in their home countries, abuse of their government, extreme poverty, even the search for adventure.”(Source E). In such extreme cases we should welcome them with open arms. Like for example the refugees in Syria “Their homes and…

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    Syrian Civil War

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    Civil War is a multi-sided armed conflict in Syria. The war started in 2011 after President Bashar al-Assad’s government violently restrained protestors requesting his removal. Many countries including the US have tried to intervene. Since then the Syrian government has refused efforts to negotiate with these “terrorist groups.” There were 90,000 casualties by June 2013 and 250,000 as of April 2015. This war isn’t just a battle between those for and against the Syrian president, it has escalated…

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    had agreed to cut down their oil productions only if Russia stops aiding the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “If oil can serve to bring peace in Syria, I don’t see how Saudi Arabia would back away from trying to reach a deal.” (Cunningham) If there any signs of Russia’s support weakening for the Syrian president this could be the uproar in the oil market making an impact on global statecraft. Russia does not want to let go of Syria because Russia wants to get rid of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq…

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    For example, how the Syrian Civil War is being compromised. This civil war all started with the need of being more powerful, like how President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons against the opposition. President Assad’s decision was against international agreements and the Syrian government called it a use of outrage. A second peace conference was called in Geneva, to discuss the decision to arm the rebels or to strip Assad from his remaining power. Even having the conference for the…

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    In 2013, chemical attacks were released on Aleppo, with the United States blaming Assad for the attacks. As the fighting continued, more allies came to the region to push their proxy agendas, but also more domestic players appeared as well. The Kurds, an ethnic group who has faced discrimination of decades, began to militarily insert themselves in the fray after being attacked by ISIL. Also becoming a dominant power in the next few years would be the terrorist organization ISIL. ISIL, a…

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