Thesis: Is it okay for the International community to allow this demonic trend to continue or does somebody step in to save a dying country? It is imperative for International intervention in Syria, as that might the last resort left.
I. It has been almost 3 years since the civil war in Syria has raged.
A. This conflict rages between the supporters of the totalitarian Ba’ath government and those who want to overthrow it.
B. According to the United Nations, the death toll surpassed 100,000 in June 2013, and reached 120,000 by September 2013.
II. International implications arising due to the war.
A. The Syrian civil war has had potential negative global implications.
B. The war has had a corrosive effect on the West's relations with both Russia and China.
C. Disagreements about how to deal with the fighting in Syria have been perpetual and are still in debate.
III. International involvement is a necessity now as the casualty rates are colossal.
A. Noble efforts have been made to bring order to Syria
B. Geneva II Conference on Syria was very promising, unfortunately failed.
C. Military intervention should be an option which should be reconsidered
Can Syria be saved through International intervention?
Everything we do is out of a sense of curiosity. It’s human tendency to act out of it. So this paper tries to impose the ethical question on its reader - When and under what conditions is rebellion justified? It has been almost 3 years since the civil war in Syria has raged. This conflict rages between the supporters of the totalitarian Ba’ath government and those who want to overthrow it. Thousands of homes destroyed, children and women massacred. Is it okay for the International community ...
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