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The Roots of Conflict in Syria

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During the 1920-1930s, various nationalist movements emerged and took arms against the French rule and the orders that were being imposed on Syrians. National Bloc which was the national party in Syria started to gain trust. During the Second World War, the House of the Elect relocated to Damascus and formed links with various Islamists societies and in 1944 it grouped itself into Muslim Brotherhood a group affiliated to Egypt.
After the defeat of the Syrians in the Palestine war, Muslim Brotherhood extended its links to Damascus. Muslim Brotherhood constantly made attacks against the liberals of the National Bloc, and also against other radical groups
There were also rivalry attacks between the Islamists and the Baath Regime and coming onto the power of the Baath regime led to the reorganisation of the Muslim Brotherhood. These were some of the foundations that formed the ground of the currently experienced uprising in Syria.
This can be traced back to the year 2000, which is the year that Israel withdrew from Lebanon. This marks a historic moment in the books of history after a twenty-five years struggle between the two countries. The occupation and unsuccessful endeavour to rein Lebanon came to halt. This happened in the year 2000 in the month of June and at the same time Hafez al- Assad a Syrian notorious dictator died. The predetermined calm never lasted for long and within the initial four-month of the withdrawal from the territories of Lebanon another uprising set off. This in effect incapacitated the completed Oslo Accords and transformed the bond between Israel and the Arab people. During the said uprising, ten people died in support of Palestine [Ajami, 2012 p. 106].