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Unformatted text preview: dominated the distribution of arms to the developing world, particularly to its allies including Israel, Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf states. This uneven distribution has drawn fire that is fueling an arms race, however the US has taken the lead in controlling the trafficking of advanced and other weapons to militant groups or adversaries. From this current conflict concerning the illegal distribution of arms by the Syrian government to militant groups, it is clear just how interconnected all parts of the world are. The actions taken by one group, the Syrian government, have effects that cause a ripple effect of sorts. As it distributes the arms to groups such as Hamas, it indirectly causes the US to give more weapons to its allies like Israel....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course GEO 171 taught by Professor Mosher during the Fall '10 term at Syracuse.
- Fall '10