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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 define the complex culture, geography, military history, and weather effects on the culture. With the complexity of Syria’s culture, we could write a ten-page paper on culture alone, and still be wanting. Culture is defined as “the beliefs, customs,…

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  • The Humanitarian Crisis In Syria

    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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  • French Mandate In Syria

    This historical analysis will define the influence of the French mandate in the development of socialism in Syria through European education and development of the League of Nationalist Action (LNA) and the Ba’ath Party in the nationalist movements of the 1930s and 1940s. The rise of socialism in Syria was primarily organized by young men that sought a modern nationalist platform through the LNA in the 1930s. The fervent nationalism against the French mandate provided a conceptualization of…

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  • Case Study: Understanding Syria

    Understanding Syria Background President: Bashar al-Assad: Elected. Assad overtook his father as president, but his father had seized power in a coup. Capital: Damascus To understand Syria is to recognise a highly divided country. Ethnic groups and their religious practices are diverse. Islam is primarily divided into two denominations within Syria, Shia, and Sunni. Sunni Muslims make up the majority of the population. Much of the government practice a branch of Shia Islam and are called…

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  • Informative Essay: The Civil War In Syria

    do multiple attempts to lend a hand, but other times our minds are not completely wrapped around the issue at hand which makes it hard to assist those who are witnessing the war firsthand. One example is the war in Syria; it has been going on for four years yet it seems like we were finally aware of its destruction when the picture of the three year old, Aylan Kurdi, was shown to the public. The picture did spread awareness to the world about the issue at hand but it slowly faded away.…

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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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  • Syrian Government

    A Powerful Government and Its Hopeless Citizens The struggling people of a country reflects the role of a totalitarian government. Syria has become a divided country because the president, Bashar al-Assad, has done little to nothing to unify and help his people. There has been an emergence of an ethnical divide to overthrow the government because the majority of the country—Sunnis—wants a democracy, while the opposing side—Shiites—is staying loyal to Bashar and the government. The downfall of…

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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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  • Syrian Refugee Crisis Essay

    When pro-democracy protesters in Syria demanded an end to the dictatorial regime of President Bashar al-Assad, the conflict resulted in opposition militias and a full-fledged civil war. In five years, more than 300,000 Syrians have lost their lives due to the Syrian Civil War. More than 11 million others have been forced to leave their homes due to violent uprisings and war crimes, creating one of today’s worst humanitarian emergenicies. Families are struggling to survive in Syria, while others…

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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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