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Syria’s Near-Neighbors Paying Price for European Inaction

Europeans are struggling to cope with refugees and migrants landing on their shores or having to be rescued from overcrowded unseaworthy craft amid the swells and troughs of the Mediterranean. But ground zero of the humanitarian crisis is in Libya and the neighboring countries of war-torn Syria. And there is little sympathy for European complaints of being overrun. For the past four years as warfare in Syria raged, Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon have been buffeted by huge influxes of...

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