U.S., Britain Must Alleviate Syrian, Other Refugee Crises
The Guardian: Britain and the U.S. must help mend the Syrian refugee crisis they helped create
Simon Jenkins, journalist and author
“…Some four million people are living in camps reliant on the U.N.’s World Food Programme, not to mention other camps caused by wars in Sudan, Somalia, and the Central African Republic. A million Syrians have fled to Lebanon and a million to Jordan, creating new desert cities of indolence and disease. … The U.S., Britain, and NATO played a major part in disrupting the region, indulging in ‘wars of choice’ in Serbia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya. … Now the humanitarian chicken has come home to roost. Common decency demands a response…” (12/2).
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