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October 5, 2012

Fighting along Syrian Borders Raises Risk of Regional War

By Sheila Samples

With deaths in Turkey, shelling in Lebanon and skirmishes on the border with Jordan, it is clear the war in Syria has begun to spill over to into neighboring states. The longer the crisis lasts, the greater the danger becomes of a major regional escalation. All of Syria's neighbors have already been affected by the civil war -- with the most dramatic impact on Turkey and Lebanon.

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With deaths in Turkey, shelling in Lebanon and skirmishes on the border with Jordan, it is clear the war in Syria has begun to spill over to into neighboring states. The longer the crisis lasts, the greater the danger becomes of a major regional escalation. All of Syria's neighbors have already been affected by the civil war -- with the most dramatic impact on Turkey and Lebanon.



Submitters Website: http://sheilastuff.blogspot.com

Submitters Bio:

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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