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Syria's war: Who is fighting and why

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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:




💬 Comments on the video
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You know the war is complicated when the rebels rebels get attacked by rebels

Author — Peter Stamatiou

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So in other words Syria is not a country but a battlefield for other nations. Wow. If you guys ever feel useless remember that UN exists

Author — Rishikesh Pillai

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It’s like chess, but every move leads to the death of hundreds.

Author — Jamal Hamid

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Petition to take a random useless planet, send all politicians there with all human weapons and let them have the wars

Author — Ravin Chowdhury

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I just watched this courageous kid 😭 explaining what happened, trying not to cry why telling the interviewer his 40 family members died. This war should stop.

Author — Ka San

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And most important thing, millions of people lost everything they had...

Author — Ali Ghanaatfar

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Asad : (Make trouble)
US : "Make it double"
Russia : "How about triple ?"
Turkey : "Quad ? Any chances"

Author — AJIB MEMES

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“In a war there are neither good or bad, but certainly innocents”

Author — cafaa

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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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i literally just watched a kid crying because 40 of his family members died, and now i’m watching this. human ego is really the key to human destruction.

Author — A -10 Thunderbolt

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I have a friend who survived the war and luckuly escaped on a air canada plane.

Hes now been in canada for 6 years im glad hes alive

Author — Truth Only

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*proxy War Exists*
America : We're in!

Author — sameer tariq

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Civil war: exists
USA and ISIS: IT’S FREE REAL ESTATE!

Author — بيبيبيبيبيبيبيبي المبييبيبي

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It’s like everyone wants to take the advantage of the war and Syria as a battlefield to revenge on their enemies👎

Author — Raghad Z

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I seen a video about a child witnessing his loved ones dying from a bomb about 40 of them were dead.

Author — N G

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Power hungry jerks playing chess with innocent people's lives.

Author — Cocoamellon

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The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch and do nothing

Author — Capt. Rob Atkinson

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

Author — Anya Arora

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"Each side with foreign backers"

ISIS alone

Author — Menace YT

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After 3 years, why is this now on everyone’s recommend page?

Author — Ghosty