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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Something is coming. I don’t know what. But we must be ready. Here’s the key question: Is America heading towards a terrible implosion or a great awakening?

I feel this same urgency, it is like watching storm clouds gather. It is a time for prayer no matter what may be coming

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implosion-simulcastphotoUPDATED:(Washington, D.C.) — I feel a tremendous sense of urgency about this column.

The United States is hurtling towards severe trouble, and the events of the past few months — and what may be coming over the next few months — grieves me a great deal.

Something is coming. I don’t know what. But we all must be ready in every possible way.

Consider where we are in the summer of 2015:

  • Violence is exploding in our cities, schools and churches. The horrific mass murder inside the church in Charleston would be bad enough if it wasn’t just one of innumerable mass killings that have become epidemic in America.
  • Racism is tearing us apart, and it appears things are getting worse, not better.
  • The Supreme Court is poised to rule any day now on the definition and future of marriage — and if the Court rules against Biblical marriage I believe this could cause the…

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