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The October War of 1973

In 1970s, the Arab-Israeli conflict became more and more intertwined with the Cold War. The Soviet Union strengthened its ties with (Nasserist) Egypt and (Baathist) Syria. In November 1971, Washington reached a memorandum of understanding with Israel, concerning military aid and coordination of policy. Both superpowers supplied the region with arms.

History of Syria from Past to Present

Syria has recently been in a crisis, which holds a lot of historic fluctuations and incidents. Ruled by al-Ba’ath Party and al-Assad family for more than half a century, this country was the center of the Umayyad caliphate. Moreover, Syria is among the key places that witnessed the birth of the Arab Nationalism.