As Justin Vela reports for Foreign Policy, the Syrians living in refugee camps along the Turkish-Syrian border exist in a state of limbo -- at the mercy of Turkish authorities, and forever anxious about the growing sectarian war in their home country. Since the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began one year ago, more than 11,000 Syrians have found their way to Turkey, while refugees have also streamed into Lebanon and Jordan -- and more than 7,500 people have lost their lives. But rather than warm welcomes, many of the refugees have found their hosts unprepared and wary of becoming embroiled in the chaos across the border.
Above, Syrian refugee children stand behind a fence on June 18, 2011, at the Turkish Red Crescent's Boynuyogun camp in Turkey's southeastern province of Hatay, near the Syrian border.
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