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Do You Know Where Aleppo Is?

Is your knowledge of the Syria conflict better than Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson's?

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The Libertarian presidential candidate had an embarrassing moment on NBC's Morning Joe on Thursday when he was forced to ask what Aleppo is.

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson: “And what is Aleppo?" "You’re kidding." “No."

Aleppo is, of course, a major Syrian city and a key flashpoint in the years-long civil war between government troops and rebels.

But do YOU know where Aleppo is? Play our game and see if you can find the city on a map.


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