Syria's Relation With US

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U.S. in Syria Since the September 11th 2001 attacks on the soil of the United States of America, the country has been engaged in a war on terror, particularly with the group Al Qaida. At first the country of Syria was an ally of the nation in its endeavors against terrorism until the point when the United States went to war with Iraq and its leader Saddam Hussein in the mid-2000s. The relationship between the United States and Syria has been continually strained. Some of those who have authority and power in the United States advocate governmental interference over the issues of Syrian interference in Lebanon, over its relationship with the Palestinians, its record of violations of human rights against its own people, and its continual development of weapons of mass destruction despite direct order from the United Nations. Since 2011, there have been mass demonstrations in Syria to protest Bashar al-Asaad, the country's tyrannical ruler. The question at hand has then become whether or not the United States should intervene in the events in Syria or not. In early 2012, United States Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has requested American humanitarian military intervention be put into place in Syria. The nation has been proven to be aiding Al Qaeda, a group with an unseemly amount of power. The Syrian government has received money from Al Qaeda and has in return supplied them with provisions and protection, thwarting the American aim of tracking down members of the
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