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IRC Presses US to Accept More Syrian Refugees

The head of the International Rescue Committee is pressuring the United States to do more to ease the plight of Syrians refugees fleeing conflict and streaming into the European Union, whose overall response he criticized as "fumbling, feeble." IRC chief David Miliband said that, with countries such as Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon staggering under the burden of 4.5 million Syrian refugees, the United States needs to step up its role in refugee resettlement. "Over the four...

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