Rachna Shah
Aug 19, 2017

The Aftermath of the Arab Spring

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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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