Why Is Syria Locked In Endless Conflict?

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Syrians chant slogans during an anti-regime protest in Qusayr.

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The uprisings in Syria, Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen all started last spring. They've all resulted in regime change — except for the uprising in Syria.

Why is Syria locked in a brutal and seemingly endless conflict? The answer has to do with history, politics, and a growing class of entrepreneurs who are struggling to pick a side. Their decision could turn the tide of the conflict. It could also cost them their lives.

For More, see Adam Davidson's New York Times column, The Syria Paradox.

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