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The Reality Behind the Jihad in Syria: Powers, Proxies and Mercenaries

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  • Sam Robert Benson


    (Interregional Academy of Personnel Management)

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    Targeting Syria the so-called ?Soviet satellite? as a government or ?regimes? by the U.S. and the British administrations, the neighboring states with their interests in Syria: Turkey, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar?is not new. Battling Syria goes back precisely to the 1950s the decolonization or the postcolonial period. Then main Arab countries were in line with the colonials?the time when the CIA and MI6 started conducting covert activities in Syria ranging from plans to overthrow consequent governments to assassination plots. Macmillan and Eisenhower backed assassination plot of 3 Syrian top government officials in 1957. This started the coupe de d'état-era in Syria. The strategy was to destabilize the country and conclusively install (PPAG) Puppet-Pro-American Governments. Creating such instability had been and still is being paid for by the target countries such as the Syrians who presently became uprooted and displaced. Destabilizing Syria created chaos: not only in the Middle East and Syria, but also in the entire West itself. Europe found itself forced into paying an expensive price that was not taken into account, and will still even pay more. The Western taxpayer found himself a victim of the super power?s desperate efforts of obtaining more power and securing the flow of more oil. This paper will shed light on the facts and the actors behind the Syrian scene.

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    Paper provided by International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences in its series Proceedings of International Academic Conferences with number 5007825.

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    Length: 1 page
    Date of creation: May 2017
    Publication status: Published in Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 30th International Academic Conference, Venice, May 2017, pages 16-16
    Handle: RePEc:sek:iacpro:5007825
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