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What are the solutions to the Syrian crisis? Show more Show less

The Syrian crisis is part of a wider conflict the origins of which can be traced back to the Arab Spring of 2011. The dissatisfaction of some of the countries in the Arab world with their corresponding governments had led to many anti-government protests demanding a better standard of living in countries such as Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. Some of these countries were successful in creating significant regime change. However, and 9 years later with over 6.5 million nationals displaced and over half a million deaths; what solutions are there to a crisis happening in a country which has become a political playground for many belligerents?

The internationalisation of the conflict must end Show more Show less

One of the main issues that has allowed for the Syrian crisis to intensify is the involvement of several countries. They must all take a step back and withdraw from Syria.
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Russia and Turkey should withdraw from northern Syria

For the past couple of years, Russia and Turkey have been using Idlib, Northern Syria- as their battleground. It is important that this ends immediately.
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The Argument

Despite a push for NATO to invoke article 5, it is critical that Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pressurised into allowing Ankara to make the decision to withdraw from Syria.

Counter arguments



[P1] Russia and Turkey must end proxy war in Idlib.

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