5 wealthiest Gulf Nations have refused to take a single Syrian refugee | Daily Mail Online

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According to this article in the Daily Mail, as debate rages between politicians in Europe over how many they should take, nearby super-wealthy Gulf nations of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain have refused to offer sanctuary to a single Syrian refugee.

Source: 5 wealthiest Gulf Nations have refused to take a single Syrian refugee | Daily Mail Online

After the US, the UK is the largest donor to Syria according to the Mail.

The article points to the billions of Dollars spent on on defense budgets, yet these countries are not prepared to take any refugees.

Presumably, Western governments are wary of political pressure to the five wealthy Gulf states over refugees?

Thoughts?

 

At Camp David, the unraveling of Obama’s foreign policy | TheHill

This is a brilliant, must-read article from Washington newspaper, The Hill. Check it out!

via At Camp David, the unraveling of Obama’s foreign policy | TheHill.

Personally, I tend to identify with the arguments in this article. The article simply highlights the magnitude of President Obama’s disastrous foreign policy.

Let me ask an open question:

Is the World a safer or more dangerous place because of Obama’s foreign policy?

Thoughts?