Iraq Refugees and U.S. Responsibility

Refugees? What Refugees? – New York Times

In this NYT op-ed Mr. Cohen got it right. It is the moral imperative of the United States to swiftly and effectively address the Iraqi Refugee Crisis.

If you want to learn just how bad the Iraq refugee crisis really is, see also the June 2007 special issue of Forced Migration Review. Some highlights of the review as posted by Travis Sharp at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation:

Iraqis are having problems gaining asylum

Page 10: Iraqis today constitute the largest group of asylum seekers in 32 industrialised countries surveyed by UNHCR. Asylum applications by Iraqis rose by 77% in 2006

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