Syrian War Pushes 250,000 Refugees to Tense Southern Border
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 847 , Segment 1
Episode: Syria, Jordan, and Israel, Blowing the Tops Off Mountains, Ignoring State Constitutions
- Jul 3, 2018 11:00 pm
- 20:16 mins
Guests: Steven Lobell, PhD, Professor of Political Science, University of Utah; John Macfarlane, PhD, Professor of Political Science, Utah Valley University The United Nations says more than 250,000 people have fled the southern Syrian city of Dara’a in the last week to escape violence. Many of those people are now camped out on the border with Jordan and Israel hoping to be allowed in as refugees, right in the midst of the latest wave of fighting between the Syrian government and one of the last rebel strongholds in the war-ravaged country.