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The Syrian Crisis - A deep analysis

OK This has been long in waiting.. I’m going to discuss (in a question and answer format) the issue of ISIS/Islamic State from the beginning of the Syrian uprising and I will give some detailed insight on to the events on the ground that took place. 229 more words

The Syrian Crisis

Syrian refugees in Egypt: The Assad family

Hossam Assad, a 42-year-old Syrian refugee, says his family lives for Fridays.

“This is his favourite time of the week, going to football training,” Hossam tells Al Jazeera, gesturing to his eight-year-old son, Abdullah, as they walk through the noisy, crowded Cairo neighbourhood of al-Tawabeq. 722 more words


Can global warming cause wars?

Population growth, drought and poor governance combined to spur 2011 Syria uprising

Staff Report

FRISCO — A sustained drought in the Middle East, driven by global warming, may have been a key trigger for the brutal war in Syria, according to researchers. 605 more words

Climate And Weather

Syria in Revolt

Understanding the Unthinkable War

By Sadik J. Al-Azm in the Boston Review

The people’s intifada in Syria, against the military regime and police state of the Assad family, took me by surprise.

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Fear of the Unknown: the Myths of Syria's Arab Spring

This essay was written for PWP278 – Middle East Politics at Macquarie University. The essay addressed the question “What are the causes of the current uprisings and protests in the Middle East?” 2,385 more words

Academic Writing