The Syrian Conflict

The Syrian Conflict

by Michael Capek, Essential Library

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Overview

#secondamendment #zikavirus #equalpay. Today, there is a hashtag for just about every trending topic or issue. But do we really understand the stories behind the hashtags? Keeping up with current events is more important than ever. Special Reports takes you beyond the headlines of some of the biggest issues and events in US and world news today. Learn the background and history that will allow you to distinguish between opinion and fact, in the age of social media, everyone is a reporter. Be an informed one.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680783988
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2016
Series: ABDO Special Reports Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1180L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Arab Spring and the Boys of Deraa 4

Chapter 2 The Deep Roots of Turmoil 14

Chapter 3 The Assads-the Lions in Damascus 24

Chapter 4 A Constantly Shifting War 36

Chapter 5 The Religious Divide 50

Chapter 6 The Rise of Isis 60

Chapter 7 A Humanitarian Crisis 72

Chapter 8 What's Next? 86

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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