WEST KURDISTAN (SYRIA) Syrian Spillover: National Tensions, Domestic Responses, & International Options (POMED REPORT)

by Ellen Lust – 10 April 2015 – The effects of the Syrian conflict—over 220,000 lives lost, the destruction of schools, hospitals, and infrastructure—are felt far beyond the boundaries of the war-torn country. On January 7, 2015, Syria overtook Afghanistan as the country with the most registered refugees, the majority having fled to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt. This places extraordinary pressures on Syria’s neighbors. Read pdf Document http://pomed.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Lust-Syrian-Spillover-April-2015.pdf