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Living at the Crossroads of Syria

Jamal Hajji, a resident of Manbij, Syria, says locals are tired of violence after nearly everyone in Syria has lost someone to t

A quiet strip of land in northern Syria hosts some of the world’s strongest powers and bitterest enemies.

Russian, American, Turkish, Syrian and Kurdish flags fly in the countryside while troops on both sides of the newly established and hotly contested “safe zone” along the Turkish border try to keep the peace.

Inside the nearby city of Manbij, locals mostly will not say who they want to be in charge. In the eight years since the Syrian Civil war began, the city has been controlled by four different groups, each overthrowing the last.

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