Andrew Stelzer: Radio & Print Journalist

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Inventor Mark Jacobsen is building drones to deliver humanitarian aid to Syrians stuck inside their war-torn country. But as he’s learning, bureaucracy – combined with public fears about the use of drones – has hamstrung efforts to get that aid anywhere near the Syrian border.

This story aired on America Abroad in December 2015