There are various causes and factors that led to the outbreak of the devastating war in Syria, including direct and indirect economic and social causes.
The situation in Syria, as East Aleppo's human shields show, remains very bad for all Syrians. Although this visit was strictly non-political. It had to be clearly stated that EU sanctions, in which Ireland is fully complicit, are responsible for more deaths than even ISIS. The bulk of the Irish people do not accept that rampant collusion or that of our media, which is a crimson blight on our neutrality.