Violence In Syria's Capital Escalates, Along With Refugee Crisis

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Deborah Amos, NPR foreign correspondent

Andrew Tabler, senior fellow, Washington Institute

Fighting in Damascus has escalated, and the U.N. says 5,000 Syrian refugees are fleeing every day. The humanitarian crisis is growing along the borders with Turkey and Lebanon, and Israel launched its first airstrike inside Syria on Wednesday, reportedly targeting weapons destined for Hezbollah.

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