What seperates Anti-government terrorists and those fighting for the rights and safety of their people? For those of you that do not know about the conflict in Syria, it has escalated to all out warefare between the government army and the civilians fighting against the governments outrageous use of force against civilians. The conflict is said to have started after government forces fired indescriminatly upon unarmed civilians engaged in peaceful protest near government buildings. It is estimated that more than 200 syrian people are killed every day, many of these are women and children. This conflict has been raging for months. To break it down for you, the FSA (Free Syrian Army) is a civilian militia that has formed to overthrow the current oppresive military regime lead by President Bashar Al-Assad. The FSA has been deemed by many to be terrorists and infact their ranks do contain some extremist factions, although all united against the government forces. As the fighting continues government forces have began dropping bombs and heavy artillery on electricity stations, water distribution centers, and worst of all hospitals inhabited with wounded civilians and children. The attrocities of this civil war can be seen only second hand through the vivid youtube videos, and still photos that a thousand words could not describe. For those that may be quick to call the FSA a terrorist organization, how many women and children would have to be bombed by the government for you to take up arms? Could you say that after seeing a child shot in cold blood that you would not also employ whatever means necessary to overcome such a government? In no way do I condone the taking of a human life, but at what point would you take up arms and defend those who cannot defend themselves? If you stood in their shoes today, what would you do? Let me know what you think!