Descent into Chaos: Inside Syria's Civil War


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Two years of violence. 70,000 people dead. A million forced from their homes into exile. Syria is now at war.

Tonight, in a special documentary, we go into our archives and take you to the ground in Syria as the war unfolded. And we'll ask--did it have to come to this?

Photojournalist Niklas Meltio documented the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad as it turned into an armed insurrection. His work is included here as part of Descent into Chaos: Inside Syria's Civil War.

View an interactive timeline of the conflict in Syria and listen to full interviews from the past two years ยป

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