Behind the Conflict in Syria: A Not So Civil War by Angela Bennett
The war in Syria is a mystery to most Americans. Author Angela Bennett attempts to clarify the conflict.
Who are the Sunnis and the Shiites? The Syrian government is allied with Iran and Russia to fight the terrorists? If we are on the other side, then we aren’t fighting the terrorists? Assad is a brutal dictator, but he is fighting terrorists? Are there moderate rebels? Isn’t moderate rebel an oxymoron? How much of the misery in the Middle East is because of the actions of my government? And the most important and seemingly impossible question to answer, what can we as American citizens do to cease the terrorization, displacement, and killing of ordinary Syrian citizens?