History of Syria

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  • Challenges Of Syrian Refugees

    crisis, and thus it forms during the Syrian refugee crisis. While these refugees are struggling to adapt and find a sense of home and familiarity, the situation surround them and the tensions between natives are breeding monsters. Using Cohen’s monster thesis, “The Monster Stands at the Threshold… of Becoming”, to examine the stories of the Syrian refugees, it becomes apparent how native citizens create a monster in these refugees as well as themselves, leading to refugee’s struggles to adapt and find a sense of home. Since the first shots of March 2011 Arab spring protests, Syria has been the center of conflict in the Middle East. Quickly becoming a proxy war, rebels have been backed by various countries such as the United States and Saudi Arabia while Assad has been linked to Russia and Turkey. The conflict has lead to terrorist groups using the confusion to establish control over various regions in Syria and Iran. One such group, ISIS has been involved in major terrorist attacks across the globe inducing fear many. This fear has instigated outbreaks of hatred to those not involved in the conflict such as refugees. These consequences of the Syrian Civil War can be felt not only at a national level but also at a personal level. Thousands of people are displaced daily because of these conflicts. One such family has had to deal with this crisis devastating their home while they search for refuge in another, foreign land. The story of Faez al Sharaa is one of thousands that…

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  • Development And Protection Challenges Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis

    countries. This blind hatred backs the bulk of the reasoning behind those who are against Syrian involvement and refugee aid along with what this opposition views as notable counter-claims. The main claim in opposition of accepting refugees is the evidence that host countries are suffering from the bombardment of the refugees and as a result, their livelihood has taken a toll. In the article “Development and Protection Challenges of the Syrian Refugee Crisis,” Zetter, Roger, and Ruaudel focus…

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  • Kurds Case Study

    and Iraq, the US has a vested interest in seeing stability and cohesion amongst the populace as has been stated by US official policy. However, the US also prioritized displacing the Assad Regime in Syria due to the human rights violations it actively practiced against the populace in recent years (Kerry, 2016). Moreover, all three countries also contain significant Kurdish diasporas which in one form or another have experienced oppression at the hands of the government. Nonetheless, all three…

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  • Write An Essay On Refugee Crisis

    Millions have fled from their homes, desperately escaping death, destruction, oppression of war and unfathomable living conditions. These people travel from countries like Syria and Iraq to places in Central America and Africa, looking for an escape. Many of the refugees may apply for asylum outside their home country and are eligible for certain legal protections. In the last year, civil war has forced 15 million people to flee Syria and Iraq; 1.1 million people have been displaced in Yemen;…

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  • Syria Culture

    As we currently stand on the brink of war in Syria, it is imperative that we as a country understand our chances and possible outcomes of such a war. Syria resides in the breadbasket of human civilization, and has a rich, diverse, and historical culture. To win a war you must fully understand the operational environment. The focus of this paper will be on the different people, organizations, and groups found in this diverse country. To assist in that objective, this paper will attempt to…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Syrian Refugees In The United States

    Syrian Refugees What would you do if you had a moment 's notice to pack and leave everything you once knew? This is what has been happening to Syrians for the past few years, sometimes only having time to take their families. 22.8% of the Syrian refugees signing up with the UNHCR are 18-59 year old males while 23.8% are females. 3 out of 4 of those females are single mothers with children. (Ross 8) Since the war in Syria broke out millions of refugees are looking for a place to live. The United…

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  • Why Is ISIS Destroying Artifacts In Iraq

    some of the recent acts of destruction ISIS has taken on the culture of one of its conquered nations. According to the article, ISIS posted a video that showed some of its members using construction tools such as sledgehammers and jackhammers, to demolish some of the ancient Assyrian artifacts within the Mosul Museum in Iraq. They claimed that they were commanded by the Prophet Muhammad and Allah and also claimed they were victims of history repeating itself, since according to them “This is…

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  • The Challenges Of The Syrian Civil War In The Black Panther

    When viewed from the lens of revolutionary movements, the superhero film Black Panther resembles the current Syrian civil war that originated from the uprising in 2011. The characters in the movie tie into the actors in Syria, like the government and the rebels, as well as Iran and Russia’s involvement. In the movie, T’Challa became the king of Wakanda after his father T’Chaka died. The first challenge that T’Challa faces is from the Jabari Tribe Leader named M’Baku. As T’Challa must defend his…

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  • Urie Bronfenbrenner's Theory

    Abu Ali, a commander of the Free Syrian Army fighting against Assad in Aleppo. After two years of filming, influences under Bronfenbrenners system become recognizable. Mohammad is a twelve year old boy. He is the son of Hala and Abu Ali. He enjoys his family, playing with his cousins and living a social life. Although his development is not largely talked about during his stay in Aleppo, he holds a traditional role as the only son and eldest sibling. He most likely observes his fathers…

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  • Lebanon Research Paper

    Lebanon’s extensive history of foreign interventions which continue to this day are rooted in several factors including its history prior to independence, the formation of the state and society, and the nature of its modern political system. In order to understand Lebanon’s seeming predisposition to foreign intervention, it’s first necessary to understand it’s historical background and relationship with foreign powers under the Ottoman system and following the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire.…

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