Why should US/Europe take Syrian refugees while Gulf Arab states take ZERO?

Good question, short answer. They don’t care.

Refugee Resettlement Watch

And, why is the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) completely silent on this glaring hypocrisy?  Muslim countries who brag about their Islamic compassion (seethis post from 2009 where the UNHCR had the nerve to suggest that it is Islam—Shariah law!—that first welcomed the stranger and not Christian or Jewish charity) do not allow their co-religionists to live among them.

Once in awhile over the last many years, we see a story like this one where someone dares to ask why rich Arab countries like Saudi Arabia get away with this—with importing cheap domestic labor while not “welcoming” a single Syrian Muslim refugee.

Somali_Deported1 Somalis who got into Saudi Arabia to work and seek asylum are deported back to Mogadishu in 2014. http://hiiraan.com/news4/2014/Mar/53657/saudis_mass_expulsions_putting_somalis_in_danger.aspx

From The Interpreter (emphasis is mine):

The humanitarian tragedy unfolding daily in Europe has forced the West to again try and redefine its obligations to those who…

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