Vol. 2 No. 1 (2019): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs


Published 2021-03-29


The Syrian civil war in the subject matter of international concern. This bloodiest war directly hits the main objectives of the United Nations Security Council i.e. maintenance of international peace and security. What is extremely surprising is that the state on whose shoulder lies the maintenance of permanent peace are directly involved in this holocaust. The United State, U.K. and France and other Western countries are parties to this conflict versus Russia, China and other countries. Instead of playing active role for the restoration of peace, these major powers have ripped the chances of peace and ignited the war flames. This study will attempt to find the answers of some of the pertinent questions around which the central theme of this paper revolves. The pertinent questions are for example what are the root causes of this war? Who are belligerents or actors? Who is fighting against whom> who are the main victims of this war? The causes of the internal strife and tensions in the Muslims World will be discussed. The nature of the repercussion of the Arab Spring uprising will highlighted. Another objective of this study is to assess and foretell the consequences of the end of this war. Wars end in the victory of one party or parties and defeat of another party or parties and sometimes however it ends in stalemate. We will try to assess what will be the repercussions of this war in all its ramifications when it ends and how its ends. Our research will focus on the phenomenon of what will be impact on the world, if the main belligerent Bashar Al Assad capitulates or removed from power