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The Syrian conflict has been going on for almost a decade now and it has not become less complex. There are many actors involved, both national and international ones. All those actors have their own interests and hidden agendas that clash. These interests and hidden agenda can help to explain certain behavior of actors. This can be an important part of both academic and foreign policy debates. One of the major actors in Syria is the Russian Federation. Following a...
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is shocking; it seems impossible to be true. ISIS is a Sunni jihadist group with violent ideology that calls itself a caliphate and religious authority. Organized rebel militias were engaging in combat with government troops in cities around and near Syria and Iraq. ISIS is known for public executions, crucifixions and other acts during this. But how did Isis get to this point? This paper will be analyzing the uprising of ISIS, the...
The conflict within Syria, which started in 2011, has been going on for just over 10 years and has caused major impacts on the country as a whole and its future development. They have many short-term impacts but will also face many long-term impacts such as education and the long-term impact this will have on the younger generation. Hospitals and the healthcare system are also struggling greatly due to underfunding which has led to many excess deaths and this has...
Talking about Syria can trigger a range of emotions and thoughts that are all rather negative and there is usually not a happy story to tell due to the fact that the country has faced a brutal civil war for the last decade. Then why, when looking at the World Health Organization’s report of statistics for the sustainable development goals, is this story not conveyed? Several health statistics are presented and I was prepared to be able to quite easily...