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The real solution to (start) to end the European Migrant crisis: End the Syria war now

EU policymakers will continue to struggle with ever greater flows of migrants if the war in Syria continues on – that is obvious.

What is also obvious now after meeting senior EU officials last month is that the EU has NO plan to deal with the even more massive refugee flow should the Assad regime collapse in the next period.

A solution could be had – but pressure needs to be applied all around, especially on regional US and EU allies like Saudi Arabia and Turkey, so that a sustainable conflict mitigation program is put in place, one which will not see Bashar go for now (and sadly so…).

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

August 28, 2015 at 2:17 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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