Steven A. Cook

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Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.

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Weekend Reading: The Plight of Syria’s Refugees

by Steven A. Cook
January 11, 2013

A Syrian refugee boy stands near tents after heavy rain at the Al-Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq (Ali Jarekji/Courtesy Reuters).


The story of Syrian refugee Mustafa Osse, whose artwork about his country has found a new home in Beirut, where he now lives.

The website Syria Deeply, with an interactive map showing reported numbers and locations of Syrian refugees throughout the region.

Yusuf Sayman’s exclusive photos from Atima, a Syrian refugee camp on the Turkish border, published on the Daily Beast.

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