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September 7, 2013 6:00 pm

Two Million Refugees Forced to Flee Syria, Straining Mideast

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The fighting in Syria, as seen from Israel. Photo: Tsuri Cohen-Arazi/ Tazpit News Agency.

Wall Street Journal – ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan—With the Syrian refugee numbers passing the two million mark Tuesday, governments and aid officials are coming to the same reckoning as Mohammad Hariri, an air-conditioner repairman who came here for one night and stayed for a year.

“My opinion is now, on the ground and politically, it’s going to take a long, long time,” he says.

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