Syria conflict

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In History
  • WORLD WAR II

    WORLD WAR II
    ​World War II ended and the United States and Russia became two superpowers of the post World War.
  • COLD WAR

    COLD WAR
    Cold War started in which communism faces against ​capitalist democracy.
  • CUBA

    CUBA
    The ​US attempted a contra revolution which the Soviet​ Union stopped by installing nuclear missiles in Cuba.
  • Nicaragua and Angola

    Nicaragua and Angola
    The US supported​ rebels in Soviet-allied states of Nicaragua and Angola.
  • IRAQ

    IRAQ
    Iraq occupied Kuwait to control middle east oil.
  • Post Cold War

    Post Cold War
    The Post-Cold War era started meanwhile the Soviet Union was disintegrating.
  • ASSAD

    ASSAD
    Hafez al-Assad dies and his son​ takes the power of Syria.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    The World Trade Center and the Pentagon​ were attacked by terrorist on September 9th and Bush declared a “war on terrorism”.
  • Saddam Hussein

    Saddam Hussein
    The ​US tried to expel Saddam Hussein from Iraq without Security Council authorization.
  • CIVIL WAR

    CIVIL WAR
    Violent repressions against peaceful protesters who wanted to end the ​Assad regime and started a civil war in Syria.
  • OSAMA BIN LADEN

    OSAMA BIN LADEN
    Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by the US special forces.
  • KURDISH

    KURDISH
    Syrian Kurdish groups no longer follow Assad´s rules and Iran sends help to the government.
  • TRAINING REBELS

    TRAINING REBELS
    USA begins to trains Syrian rebels to attack Assad by a CIA program.
  • CHEMICAL WEAPONS

    CHEMICAL WEAPONS
    Chemical weapons were used by the ​Assad regime for the first time causing thousands of deaths
  • FIGHTING ISIS

    FIGHTING ISIS
    USA changes his priorities and begins to fight ISIS, training rebels to attack them instead of attacking Assad.
  • ISIS

    ISIS
    ISIS breaks away from Al-Qaeda and begins to fight rebels and Kurds instead of Assad’s regime.
  • RUSSIA SUPORT

    RUSSIA SUPORT
    Russia approves to send airstrikes to Syria supporting Assad.
  • TRUMP

    TRUMP
    Trump wins elections and said that Assad should stay in power.
  • USA TOMAHAWK MISSILES

    USA TOMAHAWK MISSILES
    Trump changes mind due to chemical weapons used by Assad and launches tomahawk missiles that attacked the ​Assad regime directly for the very first time.
  • WITHDRAW TROOPS

    WITHDRAW TROOPS
    US withdraw troops from Syria and warns Turkey about economic measures if they attack the ​USA Kurdish allies.