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Syria’s Civil War

An aerial view of Jordan's Za'atri camp for Syrian refugees. Image courtesy of U.S. Department of State.

Anastasia Reimann, Reporter

October 9, 2015

In March of 2011, Syrian civilians decided to protest against their dictator, Bashar al-Assad, with a goal to overthrow his regime and establish a more democratic society. However, Assad retaliated with his own forces, and the protests spiraled into a violent civil war that has yet to stop raging. ...

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