This is a sequel article to “future of Syria,” which was published on October 21, 2015. There were predictions made based on news articles written since it started and historical trends. Now, five months have passed and many things have developed since the day it was published. The numbers of refugees are climbing as European countries walk towards far right policies induced by a bogeyman fear that islamic extremism is lurking in every corner, whispering messages of madness into individuals’ ears, which was the result of terroristic attacks that have occurred since the prior article was published. In the defense of national pride, ultraconservatives have raised their blunted witted historical minds to defend their nations; unaware of the similarities they share with other terrorist. They howl and bark at the refugees to go back to a country that lies in rubble that delegates are trying to stitch stone together as people dreadfully wait for food that is only a few miles away from their besieged town.
There are refugees who are fortunate to have the chance to start settling into their new homes and there are others who are unfortunate. Despite the mix experiences, it seems the war is not going to finish any time soon. The longer it progresses; the likelihood of more families settling is an obvious conclusion, for children start to be born or someone gets accustomed to a country. Another factor that may encourage them to refuse moving to Syria is the fact ISIS is not just an organization. It is also a belief system. After the destruction of the establishment, the ideas may linger: for example, Nazism still exists despite losing War World 2 and Al Qaeda still exists from its inception despite the many attacks. The thought of obliterating an establishment would always lead to the fall of a belief is incorrect. A belief may linger till it is viewed as absolutely irrational. Last, after war, a country does not recover as soon as the war is declared finished. There are many steps of recovery that has to occur because the cities, towns, and so on are destroyed. It is not feasible option to return and more so if they are families. Even when the country is nearing its end of recovery, it may start experiencing a rise in unemployment due to the infrastructure jobs not being needed anymore. Therefore, Syria has many pitfalls awaiting them that needs a careful set of policies to avoid possible bad outcomes for the coming days.
The influx of refugees has sparked ultraconservatives to renew their belief system. There has been an increasing amount of attacks on someone who is assumed to look Muslims in Europe. In addition, there have been ultraconservative rallies in Europe occurring. Elected officials are starting to utter far right policies: such as, sending the refugees back after the conflict is resolved and charging a fee to refugees. If things progress at this rate, more far right incidents and identity clashes will start appearing in news articles. Europe has become a large pot of water on a small flame that is slowly increasing the heat, which is the start of the moralistic crisis in Europe.
United States has also started to walk towards far right policies by making it more difficult for anyone coming from a country that is deemed to have terrorist activities. This slow action by the United states has left Europe with solving where else the refugees should go. Then Canada has become more welcoming to refugees. In addition, some refugees has relocated to South America, Central America, and other countries, yet news on this matter has been dim.
In sum, the nations of the world need to collaborate together and overcome the adversities at the present moment. If they do not, they risk the chance of being consumed by other problems that are starting to emerge: for example, drought in many different countries, other military factions, sickness, other civil wars, odd global weather patterns and so on. This is translating into budgets being tightly managed due to the limited resources that can be utilized to mitigate the stress of the conflicts.
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