The Unseen Casualty of the Syrian Civil War

February 14, 2018 12:31 pm worldview.stratfor.com
The Unseen Casualty of the Syrian Civil War

To see the consequences of war, come to Homs. Known to the Romans as Emesa, Syria's third-largest city is only a 100-mile drive north of Damascus on the highway to Aleppo. A multitude of sects once shared the city, which spreads outward from its stone-built historic center into modern, high-rise suburbs. If you threw a shoe out the window, Homs' inhabitants used to say, it was bound to hit a…

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