Free Syrian Army fighters take up position before firing toward forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at the Aleppo international airport frontline (REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah).
The Proxy War Problem in Syria
February 4, 2014,
There are now over 100,000 people dead and nearly 9 million others displaced from the Syrian civil war. Jeremy Shapiro and Miriam Estrin look at how in Syria, the cases of Bosnia and Iraq might point us toward a greater understanding of the proxy war problem in modern civil wars.