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The Destruction of Daraa

Three years after it began, rebels are still in a deadlocked civil war with President Bashar al Assad and his sympathizers. VICE went to Daraa to see out where the revolution started, where it continues, and where the loss to the people of Syria can be...


Syria Is Obama's Rwanda

The regime’s sarin-gas-filled bombs harmed thousands, but Syrians celebrated, thinking that even with the horrors of the attacks, the West would finally take down Assad. Nine months later, American officials say they want to do more, but they’re...


The Battle for Aleppo

VICE filmmaker Medyan Dairieh followed the volunteers of Aleppo's Civil Defense, a civilian rescue organization, who risk their lives daily as the first responders to government airstrikes in a city seemingly abandoned by the outside world.