Rachna Shah
Aug 19, 2017

The Aftermath of the Arab Spring


As in other countries throughout the Middle East, peaceful “Arab Spring” protests spread into the streets of Syria in 2011. The violent reaction of the Assad regime, however, escalated the unrest into a bloody civil war. What caused the relatively peaceful “Arab Spring” protests in Syria to escalate into a long and deadly civil war?


(Source: http://v-nep.org/pdf/NEW_SYRIA_DISCUSSION_POINTS.pdf)

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