Syria's war: Who is fighting and why

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Syria's war: Who is fighting and why 4.5
Watch how the Syrian civil war became the mess it is today.


After four-plus years of fighting, Syria's war has killed at least hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions. And, though it started as a civil war, it's become much more than that. It's a proxy war that has divided much of the Middle East, and has drawn in both Russia and the United States. To understand how Syria got to this place, it helps to start at the beginning and watch it unfold:




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Vox, it's time you should make new video about the current situation in Syria

Author — Arjun Saha

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*Country:* *Disagrees*.

*Russia and the US:* "Allow us to introduce ourselves."

Author — Denmark

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It's more complex than game of thrones

Author — Fathan Al Azka

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Basically the US & Russia playing dominos in Syria 🤦‍♂️

Author — Jay

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So basically America created Al- Qaeda in Afghanistan (to fight the Soviets), and then they fought with them. Then they provided training, weapons and support to Al-Qaeda in Syria while they are still fighting them in Afghanistan. ISIS then broke away from them in Syria after getting trained by the CIA. hmmm SO that basically means all terrorist organisations are MADE IN AMERICA 🇺🇸?

Author — abdullah sagga

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I pray for peace to the innocents peoples in syria. May humanity win.

Author — HAL 9000

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But between all those powerful people, innocent civilians are suffering for no reason.

Author — Anya Arora

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There is a girl in my school and she is from Syria. She told me loads about what people are going through in Syria. It's dangerous. We our so lucky to have her in my school.and she's Learning a lot of English and she's working soo hard☺

Author — Rainy90080 AJ

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This is a match between
Usa vs Russia
Ksa vs Iran
Rebels vs Asad
Isis vs Kurds and all others
And the stadium is Syria
So what we wait is the result.

Author — cali cabdullaahi

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In every war ( like civil wars, proxy wars and world wars) somehow the US gets involved
Edit: thanks for the likes

Author — Izaach Vlogs

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2020: *North Korea bombs whole Syria, ending the civil war*

Author — KB65 YT

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Don't you feel a little bit fishy when Assad taking Aleppo, meaning He's winning, but start using "Chemical Weapon"?

Author — Iwan Candra

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i am syrian and today i live in saudi arabia hopefully i am good here but i miss my country

Author — no name hi

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In 2050:
History teacher: What did the League of Nations and UN have in common?
Students: *Both of them were made to prevent wars, and both of them failed*

Author — Zoe As_if

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USA: We're doing good!
*Russia steps in the war*
USA: NO U

Author — SuperRaigen90

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I think if we just gave Assad a Pepsi, we'd all be friends again.

Author — Dann argy

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Did you hear of the Female journalist proved Assad had nothing to do with the 2013 chemical attack and she just happen to Die? Lol you figure it out.

Author — Lauchlan Sutton

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This breaks my heart. All my love for the Syrian civilians. We all deserve a world of peace.

Author — Laplena

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USA: I need a snack bar
Russia: drink vodka at bar
Syria: can’t find a working car
Iran: people named jafar
Isis: allahu akbar
I’m drunk going to bed now

Author — Adawg 303

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Yeah funny thing, Saudi Arabia has also commited atrocities aswell as used poison gas in Yemen

Author — ExtinctSombra