Pssst! Need a passport? Forgery key for fleeing Syrians

ISTANBUL – Obaida, a 22-year-old refugee from an area of Syria controlled by Islamic State, said he tried hard to get a passport the legal way. In May, he paid his way to Istanbul from the border town in Turkey where he now lives. He spent five days waiting in line at the Syrian consulate. […]

Ronald K. Noble is the founder of RKN Global and currently serves as one of its principal consultants.