Strife Expectancy

“The deal marks the first attempt to bring about any kind of truce since a U.N.-backed cease-fire in 2012 collapsed hours after it went into effect.” World leaders have come to an agreement on a cessation of fighting in Syria. But, to say the least, Syrians are skeptical.

+ The nation’s wealth has been wiped out, much of the country has been destroyed, more than half its population has been displaced, and according to one group, the death toll is approaching a half a million. “Life expectancy has dropped from 70 in 2010 to 55.4 in 2015.”

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