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Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Latest From Jordan On The Syrian Crisis

Syrian refugees chant slogans against Syrian President Bashar Assad at Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (Mohammad Hannon/AP)

Syrian refugees chant slogans against Syrian President Bashar Assad at Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (Mohammad Hannon/AP)

Jordanians have been coping with refugees from the Syrian crisis for months.

This week’s escalated threats of military intervention in Syria have many Jordanians bracing for an even greater influx of those fleeing the conflict.

Here & Now speaks with the BBC’s Carine Torbey, who is reporting from Jordan, about the latest impressions from people there.

Guest

  • Carine Torbey, correspondent for the BBC. She tweets @carinetorbey.

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