October 24, 2013
Recent events in Syria have created what The New York Times
is calling an “historic” refugee crisis, with more than 2 million people leaving the country.
In August, hundreds of thousands poured over the border to Iraq, describing “a campaign by jihadi fighters to destroy agriculture and cut power and water supplies in Syrian Kurdish areas.” Lebanon’s population has exploded by 20 percent due to Syrian refugees, and Jordan is trying to deal with over half a million people seeking refuge from Syrian conflict. Continue Reading...