Middle East

Syrian Civil War: From Popular Uprising to War by Proxy

by John Reimann

The world powers are playing out a drama in Syria. In this drama, the human beings are but bits of scenery on the stage of history. The young child who has suddenly become an orphan, the widowed mother of three who is forced to flee over the border to Turkey to seek some chance of survival, the young man moaning in pain as he dies a hideous death on the battle field — these are mere numbers. The fact that they add up to an estimated 100,000 deaths by June, 2013 and 28,000 reported missing and as many as 1.5 million forced to flee to neighboring countries — what does this matter to these forces?


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