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What Role Does A Drought Have On Syrian Violence?

There are a lot of factors at work in Syria’s ongoing civil war, but scientists believe one of them is the worst drought in 900 years.

Kevin Anchukaitis, an Earth systems geographer, paleoclimatologist and dendroclimatologist at the University of Arizona is a co-author of a new report on this.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.