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In 2011, people started fleeing Syria, but most nations don't want the refugees. Now what?
KCLSRachelW Dec 11, 2018
Starting in 2011, refugees flood out of war-torn Syria in Exodus-like proportions. The surprising flood of victims overwhelms neighboring countries, and chaos follows. Resentment in host nations heightens as disruption and the cost of aid grows. By 2017, many want to turn their backs on the victi... Read More »