November 4, 2013
Syria Article Response
Syrian economic and political changes leads our United Nation to debate on forceful or peaceful measures to bring about a response to Syrian government. In Spring of 2011, many Syrians attempt to protest about their government changes but this lead to the arrest of children and teenagers who were not released. President Bashar Assad began to use violent measures to bring about regime order and to end all protest from the people. Suspension of constitutional protections, banning of spontaneous rallies, restricted freedom and forceful violence on protectors continued throughout Syria. The U.S and EU became involved to what they believed was gross violations of human rights. Over the next year there were clashes turned into bloodbaths, when the President of Syria gathered its people to what they believed was a peaceful demonstration that turned into innocent deaths. Over the years it became a battlefield between Syrian government and those who opposed. During these times, a group known as the Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces was formed not only to protect it’s people but to help end the Assad regime and transition it’s country towards a democratic and free region. Citizens, police officers and soldiers banned together and formed a Free Syrian Army to fight back. Many measures have been taken from the U.N to seek cease fire and the release of many who were arrested by Assad, but sadly the violence continued. Soon the Syrian Foreign Ministry threatened to use chemical and biological weapons on outside forces. Our President of the United States began to act, stating that use of these weapons would cause drastic changes that he would have to make. Reports of chemical attacks said to have killed hundreds of people. It is also said in present time that stories could not be covered in Syria because of...