Ending the Syrian civil war
Write a thorough, detailed, but well integrated essay on the following topic. You should demonstrate your mastery of the assigned readings. Your essay should not be more than 2 pages (single-spaced 12 point fonts).
Based on the arguments laid out in chapters 6 and 7, how would you have ended the Syrian civil war to improve the prospects of a stable and democratic post-war Syria? Your answer/essay must include a discussion of the main categories of civil war outcomes, issues of post-civil war peacebuilding and democratization, as well as the possibility of a UN mediation.