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In besieged Idlib, young Syrians hope Trump can save them

Clip: 05/22/2019 | 5m 31s

In Syria’s Idlib province, residents fear the worst humanitarian crisis in eight years of war. A deal signed last year was supposed to make it a demilitarized buffer zone, but Syrian and Russian forces have unleashed an onslaught, catching millions in the crossfire. Nick Schifrin reports on how Idlib residents, U.S. interfaith leaders and lawmakers are pushing for President Trump to step in.

Aired: 05/22/19

Rating: NR

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