This Video Does a Great Job Explaining the Complex Situation in Syria. It’s a Great Way To Become Familiar With The Basics

The continuing war in Syria can be a difficult thing to explain. Both government and rebels claim their side is the just one. The international community continues to stall while the fighting continues and more people are displaced from their homes. Why?

This animation provides a starting point for a deeper understanding of the current situation in Syria while trying to address some of the key questions people might have about the conflict.

Learn more about the ongoing crisis in Syria from the video below.

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