In Northern Syria, 'Staggering' Devastation Amid Ghost Towns

As the sun came over the horizon, word came that the border was clear. We raced up the hill, hiding from a nearby Turkish military post, and crossed through a gaping hole in the border fence. The Syrian Army is increasingly scarce in this part of northern Syria. The free Syrian flag waved in the first village in which we arrived. But the army's presence is felt everywhere. Like in the town of Atareb, just 15 miles from Aleppo, which was shelled heavily by tanks and rockets. The devastation...Full Story
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