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An Overview of the Conflict in Syria


  • Hani Albasoos

    (Sultan Qaboos University, Department of Political Science, Sultanate of Oman)

  • Hamed Al-Maqbali

    (Sultan Qaboos University, Department of Political Science, Sultanate of Oman)


In Syria, there is not expected to break out of the revolution of this magnitude. Most people of Syria before others did not expect that the revolution breaks out originally because the regime governs Syria in an oppressive security manner. The regime controls thesituation that making it difficult of any popular movement. Political life is not existent in the country. There are no civil society organizations and trade unions are not real and not real parties or political groupings, making it difficult with the outbreak of the revolution in the country in such a dictatorship, security control, which controls everything in people's lives. So Syria was apparently outside the US and global thinking. It has been stated by some officials in America and has had their expectations outbreak of the revolution in Syria minimal because the global system was not ready to abandon the Assad regime because the regime is better for them. However, the revolution in Syria broke out, caught and swept across the country, confusing international systems that were not planning to substitute for the Syrian regime. The Syrian regime is no doubt that one of the major hubs in the region Key Words:Syria, Conflict, Power, Parties, Resolution

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  • Hani Albasoos & Hamed Al-Maqbali, 2017. "An Overview of the Conflict in Syria," International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), Center for the Strategic Studies in Business and Finance, vol. 6(1), pages 47-54, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:rbs:ijbrss:v:6:y:2017:i:1:p:47-54

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