Crisis in Syria: What you need to know

Published On: Sep 09 2013 01:22:19 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 10 2013 12:29:10 AM 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.

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The death toll keeps rising. As of August 2013, more than 100,000 Syrians have been killed in Syria's civil war, according to the United Nations.

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