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Reader comment on item: Let Refugees Remain in Their Own Culture Zones

Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Oct 2, 2013 at 22:44

You yourself had argued for lengthening the civil war in Syria and now when it is happening you are refusing to accept the consequences of lengthening the civil war.

Any Western /Israeli intervention in the Western Asian region would result in greater flow of refugees into greener postures like that of US and Europe.

In that case it becomes a legal and moral case for the Western countries involved to accept the refugees which were born of Western sanctions.

Before the West indulges in sanctions or any other punitive measures it should think more about the consequences. ...

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I favor Western aid to the countries taking in the refugees. I do not favor Western countries taking in the refugees.

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