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A volatile mix of boredom, non-existent job opportunities and desperation among young Syrians could lead them straight into the hands of extremists.

"Hamdan," a 36-year-old former FSA fighter who now lives in a Jordanian refugee camp, plans to return to Syria to rejoin rebel ranks this month. (Photo by Alisa Reznick)

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As Americans obsess about ISIS gains, Syrian rebels say we’re neglecting the real threat.

Reham Hamoui holds up a photo of her and her siblings before the family fled Syria when she was seven. (Photo by Alisa Reznick)

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After 20 years in Seattle, civil war brings young a Syrian woman closer to home.

Hamda Yusuf, a third-year international studies major who is Somali American, often works on her poetry about identity at the Quad on the University of Washington campus. (Photo by Lindsey Wasson / The Seattle Times)

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A growing cohort of immigrant poets gives a universal spin to Northwest themes.

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Since the Syrian Uprising began three years ago, 6.5 million Syrians have been internally displaced and another 2.5 million have registered or are waiting to register for refugee status abroad.