Uprising in Syria
Syria, an esteemed member of the Arab League, has been entangled in a conflict between the Assad regime and oppositional groups. Is the Syrian uprising a foreshadowing of the latest case of the Arab Spring? Or will the Arab League and international community diffuse the issue before casualties increase? Peaceful anti-government protests in the Syria have triggered a mass uprising—in which the government has begun to crackdown on civilians all across the nation. Demonstrators continue to flood the streets with arms, as the government seeks to retaliate and utilize methods of force to quell the protests. The Arab world has been virtually silent in the wake of this crisis, as fears of another civil war are becoming commonplace. The ramifications of a conflict in Syria go beyond instability among the civilian population.