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Yes, but why is that our problem?

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Submitted by stevias (United States), Jun 18, 2012 at 17:37

Yes, defining is proving to be just a wee bit harder than we expected. But the issue of the current so-called refugee populations in the Arab countries that have been artificially maintained are actually the problem of those individual countries. There is no way, and nor should there be, that all ME countries with refugees will reach a consensus on how to incorporate these people into their countries.

That is the core of the problem that you bring up. How does one bring about the integration and acceptance of these generations of descendants who have been living their lives and raising their families in Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, etc. They unfortunately are beholden to the Arab League who dictates policy, and that policy has always been to keep the Palestinian pawns in limbo as a bargaining chip towards the destruction of Israel. That is a problem that will not be easily solved.

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