During his first run for presidency in 2012, Johnson won less than 1%of the popular vote, not crossing 3% in any state. But in recent weeks Johnson has campaigned vigorously and has found support amongst young people and independent voters. Johnson was favored by 10% of registered voters in a mid-August Pew poll.

Aleppo is the oldest continually inhabited city in the world, and the next president of the United States will undoubtedly have to deal with a complex and difficult situation there, for years to come. No matter what happens on election day in November, Johnson’s not likely to forget that name anytime soon.

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