Worldview Syrian violence's mounting toll and Pledge Quiz: African Taboo Edition October 16, 2012 [View the story "Worldview 10.16.12" on Storify]Worldview 10.16.12Syrian violence's mounting toll and Worldview Pledge Quiz: Africa Taboo EditionStorified by · Tue, Oct 16 2012 08:46:19 More content below this sponsor message Syrian violence's mounting tollAs Syrian governmentwarplanes launched deadly airstrikes today on rebel strongholds in thecountry's north, the U.N. World Food Program warned that more and more Syrians dependon assistance from the food agency just to stay alive. Meeting Syria's displacedaljazeeraenglishUN World Food ProgramThe conflict in Syria led thousands of Syrians to flee their country seeking safety in neighbouring Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. Foo...Worldview talks with Middle East analyst Helena Cobban who, in her latest analysis of Syria, wrote, "I told you so.” 'Just World News' with Helena Cobbanquick tour. To see the topics covered here scroll down this sidebar to the "Topical Index."Worldview Pledge Quiz: Africa Taboo EditionOne of the challengesof foreign travel is navigating unusual customs and making sure one doesn’tinadvertently offend new friends or potential business partners. Africancultures, like any others, have their share of no-no’s, and as more foreignbusinesses move into African markets, cultural awareness has grown inimportance.Erika Amoako-Agyei, founder of Africa Intercultural Consulting and editor of the Africa Business Review, also joins us. Today’s quiz tests one lucky listener’s knowledge of Africantaboos and cultural insults. To play, call 312-923-9239.