How did this happen? Iraq, Syria, Gaza and Libya all
Israel warns Gaza residents to leave
(CNN) — Each day, they live in fear.
Sometimes it’s the fear of rockets dropping from the sky. Sometimes it’s violent fundamentalists taking over their cities. Sometimes it’s the barrel bombs stuffed with TNT and nails.
Exactly what horror they face depends on which border they live within.
Middle East surging in war and terror
Americans trained in Syria pose risk
Syria, Iraq, Gaza, Israel and Libya.
Each with its unique crisis, but all now unified in a heightened sense of anxiety as years of conflict come to a head.
“I would argue,” U.S. Sen. John McCain said this week, “that given conditions in the Middle East, this might be more dangerous than any time in the past.”
Here’s where the crises stand:
Al–Assad wins … again
With carnage mounting every day across the country, it’s hard to find reason to celebrate in Syria.
And yet President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters find a way. On Wednesday, al-Assad was sworn in for his third term. Read More.