An Analysis Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis

1800 WordsJun 16, 20168 Pages
Syria went from beaches to bombs. From deserts to disaster. From mountains to machine guns. How could a nation rip it’s own seams out? How could one conflict displace almost 4 million people? There are two theories as to how the refugee crisis started. Both of them beginning a very long time ago, as far back as World War 1. Just knowing how the conflict begun is still not enough to offer a concrete plan to end the crisis. An analysis of the Syrian refugee crisis concludes that although there are many solutions that could bring ease to the refugees, most would disrupt the nature of other cultural systems or states and Syria, as it stands today, is relatively young and shaking out the folds and re-balancing their ideals is to be expected and repeated. Syria is a country located in the Middle East along the Eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, in what once was considered the Ottoman Empire It is bordered by Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, and Lebanon. Compared to many currently existing countries, Syria is relatively young. However, the land that the country of Syria exists upon is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world, with record of human habitation dating back to 700,000 years ago. The Ottoman Empire was divided by the Allies during World War 1 and that is when the borders of Syria, as you see it today, came into being. Following World War 1 France was controlling Syria. The French administration of Syria was carried out through a variety of governments and
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