- A reader asks: Did a record drought trigger the crisis in Syria?
- Secretary of State John Kerry and climate researchers see a link, and a study says climate change worsened the drought
- But there were other droughts in countries such as Turkey and Iran, which did not see the same mass migrations and social unrest
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(CNN)The war in Syria has claimed the lives of more than 250,000 people.