Geography of the middle east

question: Is Syria a real threat to the American interests in the Middle East? Why? Why Not? Elaborate on your answer and give specific examples.

should be analytical and relevant to the topic, minimum of 500 words, use assigned links from below

Assigned Readings and Documentaries
Syria Profile: A chronology of key events (

Damascus, Syria: Islamic Empire History

Syria: Inside The Secret Revolution (

Syria Undercover (

ISIS: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: