Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Refugee Crisis Demands Coherent Foreign Policy

By Pete Hoekstra, Sep 22, 2015 Investigative Project

Perplexed Washington establishment politicians fail to grasp the West's need to develop an effective foreign policy in the Middle East to address the current refugee crisis.

The U.S., largely through neglect, allows Islamists to inflict unspeakable genocide against innocent men, women, and children.

The largely hands-off approach has resulted in hundreds of thousands of families fleeing Syria, as well hundreds of thousands more internally displaced persons in Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, and Yemen, to seek freedom in Europe and elsewhere.

Under a misguided veneer of humanitarianism, some legislators are now rallying to accept more of those seeking refuge without first addressing the delusional policy that created the problem in the first place. Continuing down such a path will only exacerbate the situation, as we will find when Iran becomes an accepted player in world affairs.

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