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Syria's children are in danger of becoming a lost generation
Syria's children are in danger of becoming a lost generation

The brutal civil war that has embroiled Syria entered its fifth year last week. Once a vibrant hub of Middle Eastern culture and history and one of the most stable countries in the region, it is now instead a scene of death and destruction. With a shattered economy, Syria now mainly produces refugees. It was not that long ago that Syria was taking in refugees fleeing violence — Iraqis, Palestinians. Now it is Syrians who flee in numbers that keep growing as there seems to be no end in sight to the conflict. More than 10 million people have been displaced by the violence, with nearly half of them escaping to neighboring countries. In Lebanon, one of every three persons is a Syrian...

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