Crisis in Syria: What you need to know

Published On: Sep 09 2013 01:22:19 PM CDT

As the U.S. considers a military strike in Syria, take a look at some of the key things to know about the conflict and the country.

Children affected by nerve gas, Syria
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Bassam Khabieh/Reuters

The Syrian government has been accused of using sarin nerve gas on its citizens. Learn about what sarin is and how it's been used in the past here.

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