The war in Syria enters its seventh year today. The fighting has now lasted so long entire cities are reduced to rubble. At this very moment, besieged communities in Syria are being starved by the brutality of the Assad regime. Graffiti scrawled by government loyalists reads: Kneel or starve. Without a means to put food on the table, families become desperate, making them easy recruits for extremists who can manipulate their hunger and fear. Right now hunger is being used as a weapon of war, but...
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