February 05, 2016

The Next Round Of Starvation In Syria Is About To Happen Before Our Eyes

Featuring Nicholas Heras

Source: Buzzfeed

The sudden advance by the Syrian military and its allies on the northern city of Aleppo has sparked fears of a humanitarian crisis that analysts and aid workers warn could be among the worst of a long and brutal war.

Rebel commanders in Aleppo called for reinforcements as the Syrian military, backed by intensive Russian airstrikes and foreign militia fighters, moved to cut their strongholds in Syria’s largest city from critical supply lines. At the same time, tens of thousands of refugees were fleeing the city to escape the potential punishment that lied ahead.

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  • Nicholas Heras

    Fellow, Middle East Security Program

    Nicholas A. Heras is a Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), working in the Middle East Security Program. He is also a Senior Analyst at the Jamestown Found...