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Syrian Civil War, Refugee Crisis Challenge Jordan

Syria's civil war and the refugee crisis it has created are presenting a growing challenge to the government of neighboring Jordan. The impact of the fighting in Syria is felt far beyond its borders; it has drawn in militia from Lebanon and Iraq and seen refugees flee to Turkey and Jordan. In an interview with Turkish television, President Bashar al-Assad said all of Syria's neighbors are paying a price for the war against him. "If we look at it as though it is a raging fire ...

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