As Syrian Death Toll Dips, So Does World's Attention

Awareness about those killed in the civil war and those who have fled is waning, as it did with the victims of the slaughter in Rwanda, Darfur and Somalia

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Boys ride a bicycle near rubble of damaged buildings in Douma, near Damascus, Syria August 14, 2017.
Boys ride a bicycle near rubble of damaged buildings in Douma, near Damascus, Syria August 14, 2017.Credit: BASSAM KHABIEH/REUTERS
A photo of Dr. Zvi Bar'el.
Zvi Bar'el
Credit: AFP / Delil souleiman
A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sit as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fired by Islamic State militants in a field hospital in Raqqa, Syria June 28, 2017. Credit: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces calls his comrades during the fighting with Islamic State fighters in Raqqa, Syria August 14, 2017. Credit: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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