Friday/ Syria’s terrible state

An estimated 250,000 Syrians have been killed and some 11 million have fled the country to escape the civil war* that has now been raging 4½ years. The USA’s limited involvement has made little difference so far, and now Russia has joined in the conflict as well.  The map is from Friday’s issue of TIME magazine.

*What’s so ‘civil’ about war anyway?, as Guns’n’Roses noted on their 1993 song ‘Civil War’


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