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Syria: Climate Change, Drought and Social Unrest | Center for Climate and Security - 2012 |

Syria's current social unrest is, in the most direct sense, a reaction to a brutal and out-of-touch regime and a response to the political wave of change that began in Tunisia early last year. However, that's not the whole story. The past few years have seen a number of significant social, economic, environmental and climatic changes in Syria that have eroded the social contract between citizen and government in the country, have strengthened the case for the opposition movement, and irreparably damaged the legitimacy of the al-Assad regime.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Jul 6th, 2022 at 10:17:52 PM EST
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