What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Syria

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Young Syrian refugees in Jordan’s Zaatari camp. Dusty and cramped camps like these worsen psychological trauma from the war, although it’s not always obvious.

By: Julia Jacovides

The problem with most media these days is that it favors the physical over the mental, the visible over the hidden. For the past three years, American news outlets have been saturated with images and videos of bodies and broken communities in Syria. These casualties of war are certainly relevant and poignant, but they do not tell the entire story. Continue reading