Those who observe the Druze religion are part of one of the smaller religious factions, yet still have a notable presence in the Syrian culture. The Druze create 6% of the Syrian population; their small number made it easy to be overlooked or taken advantage of by those in power in Syria (Carpenter). As previously stated, the French granted the Druze an independent state in Jabal in 1922. Later that year, a Sy...
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