Even if an end to the conflict in Syria was in sight (which it really isn't as far as we can see), it won't solve the problem of Syrian refugees. The U.S. is wise to that, even if countries like Lebanon and Jordan are hoping for a magical solution to the conflict and an even more magical homeward march of the Syrian refugees that have escaped into their borders. The new U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon, announced another $36 million dollar injection of U.S. aid into international agencies providing services for Lebanon's Syrian refugee population as well as Lebanese infrastructure. It's needed, especially given the hesitancy of the Lebanese government to provide long(er) term services to Syrian refugees who stand to be in Lebanon for many, many more years. That includes education and employment programs that have to be established so that Syrians aren't left languishing. 

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