By: Mark Jensen and Melinda Lewis

June brought a dark milestone in the Syrian civil war as the death toll exceeded 100,000 since the conflict began nearly two years ago. Amid international and domestic pressure to take action against the Syrian government for the continuing escalation of violence against its people, the United States has issued revised sanctions against Syria and announced its intention to provide arms to the Syrian rebels.
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