Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Syria Essay

    1759 Words  | 8 Pages

    Syria is a Middle Eastern country located on the Mediterranean Sea, bordered by Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, and Lebanon. To people in the West, Syria is most likely known for violence, terrorism, and conflict because that is what the media portrays. However, it is one of the oldest inhabited regions in the world and is rich with culture and history. From Bible references noting, “The road to Damascus” to Ottoman control in 1516 to Bashar al-Assad taking control in 2000, Syria has seen periods of

  • The Syrian Conflict Of Syria

    1586 Words  | 7 Pages

    The Syrian Conflict The conflict in Syria began in March 2011 in Deraa after multiple teenagers who painted revolution slogans on a school wall were apprehended and later tortured by the Syrian government. Pro-democracy protests broke out and security forces began shooting at protestors and multiple were killed, which truly sparked the beginning of the conflict. More protests went on throughout the nation calling for President Assad to step down and after he did not, by July 2011, there were hundreds

  • The Cultural Heritage Of Syria

    1962 Words  | 8 Pages

    I intend to concentrate on the cultural heritage of Syria throughout the duration of this report, however the the massive losses in life and property incurred over the course of the now five-year long Civil War in Syria is a major factor in the discussion in regards to what remains, and what has been destroyed, among Syria’s tangible cultural heritage in the form of monuments, historical architecture, and various other pieces of art1. The tangible heritage that remains in the region effected by the

  • The Civil War Of Syria

    2090 Words  | 9 Pages

    The civil war in Syria has lasted for 5 years; yet, there is little hope for a prompt end to the turmoil. It has developed into quite a unique civil war from the political perspective. Drawing in new actors who have pursued their own goals within the country and contributed to the current condition of Syria. The basis for this war and the conflicts within it have also had a large effect at the global level. The initial welling for revolution in Syria was caused by a chain of regime changes across

  • Syria Crisis Essay

    1280 Words  | 6 Pages

    Under the request of National Security Adviser Flynn, the following is a summary on the current situation in Syria and a recommendation for the best course of action to undertake. In it you will find a set of possible policy options to address the situation. SITUATION In 2011 the civil war in Syria began after protesters clashed against Syrian security forces leaving many protestors dead. What began as protests against the government of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad calling for him to step

  • Political Change In Syria

    943 Words  | 4 Pages

    In 2011, a few years prior to the bombing of the Temple of Baalshamin, Syria officially became a country plagued by continuous conflict. A civil uprising began against the government of the country and started what is now known as the Syrian Civil War. Mass numbers of Syrian individuals were displeased with what they felt was a corrupt political regime ruling their country and sought to create a better way of life through their pro democracy protest. Unfortunately, as the government fought back and

  • The On The Border With Syria

    1316 Words  | 6 Pages

    “Yes.” His only response left him drifting back, across the years. “We were being sent to Antakya Turkey. From there we were to move on towards Reyhanli on the border with Syria. The mission was to look into the local smuggling activity. Reyhanli had been a hotbed of activity. We were to take prisoners and glean what information we could. Naturally, I wanted to know who the enemy was. The General’s reply was simple. “Everybody.” There had been Russian airstrikes against Syrian rebel positions in

  • Taking a Look at Syria

    808 Words  | 3 Pages

    Syria which formerly was called Al Sham or Levant is located in Western Asia. This country has borders with Turkey to the north Iraq to the east Jordan to the south Israel to the south east and Lebanon and Mediterranean Sea to the west. Before 1516 Syria was part of Mamluk Empire centered in Egypt. In 1516 the Ottoman Sultan, Selim, conquered Syria, after defeating the Mamluk near Aleppo in Northern Syria. After sometimes he changed the whole Syria into one Eyalat named Sam (Syria). During the

  • American Influences on Syria

    1279 Words  | 5 Pages

    Syria’s Government Syria and America both have very similar governments. There are only a few assets which makes syrian government Republic and us a Federal Republic. Syria’s government has three branches: legislative, executive and judicial ( Just like America!). The executive branch is made up of a president, two vice presidents, a prime minister and a cabinet. The president term last for only 7 years, and the president must be a muslim. The president has the right to name ministers within

  • Syria Conflict Essay

    2649 Words  | 11 Pages

    Jordan to the South, and Israel to the Southwest. In March 2011, the Syria conflict has begun due to various reasons and is still going on today. This outbreak is one of the key factors which resulted the Arab Spring (Arab Uprising). Arab Spring refers to the democratic uprisings that arose independently and spread across the Arab world in 2011. The protest originated in Tunisia in December 2010 and quickly took hold in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan. In these countries,