Middle East
4:35 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Record Number Of Syrians Fled Country In August

Originally published on Tue September 4, 2012 4:46 pm

Activist groups are reporting that more than 5,000 people died in Syria in the month of August. Along with the death toll, the number of Syrians fleeing their country is also on the rise. Melissa Block talks to Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma, about the bigger picture in Syria and what happens next.