- Amanda Catanzano: The laws of war are being disregarded at a tremendous cost
- Leaders must fight for them to resolve conflicts at heart of global instability, she says
Amanda Catanzano is senior director of international programs -- policy and advocacy at the International Rescue Committee. The opinions in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)2017 will mark the sixth anniversary of the Syrian conflict -- a war that has left nearly half a million dead and forced millions of others from their homes.