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To: Mr. Prime Minister, David Cameron
Subject: Intervention or Non-intervention in Syria
Date: 20.09.2013

The Syrian Civil War, Syrian Uprising or Syrian Crisis- all of these are names for the abyss in which Syria lies right now. It is an ongoing armed conflict which started on the 15th of March 2011 between the Belligerents of the Government and a coalition of civilians, former Syrian army troops and other factions who seek to overthrow it. Protesters all over the country want the resignation of the President Bashar Al-Assad calling for political freedom and rights. Bashar reacted violently to the protests and launched large-scale operations against the rebels. Those operations meant using tanks, artillery and infantry which lead to a high number of deaths. But the most culpable act was the use of chemical weapons against the people. United Kingdom cannot stay oblivious to these abominable actions, especially at what happened in the latest instance. It is in regard to the issue, that the Government needs a strong and firm decision and call for arms in order to restore peace in a state where it is forgotten. Chemical weapons are damnable in any circumstance The recent reports of the UN special Rapporteurs on the use of chemical weapons denote the lack of fear of the Syrians and the indefinite damnation of the act. Though the Syrian parties blame one another, the empirical evidence can’t be disputed. A civil war though not sustained can be explained, but the avail of chemical weapons is never and should never be considered applicable. Also the issue put forward can conclude that the risk of them falling into the hands of the terrorists is of vital importance.
Current approaches lack consistency and enforcement Though military action was seen as a solution after the crime against humanity, the world community decided to…...

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