The BBC: ” It is important to remember that the Gulf states have not stood by and done nothing for Syria’s refugees”.
Images of Syrian refugees stuck at borders and at train stations, not to mention the harrowing picture of three-year-old Alan Kurdi lying dead on a Turkish beach, have spurred on an outcry for more to be done to help those fleeing the war.
Particular anger has focused on the Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and the UAE), who have kept their doors to refugees firmly shut. Amid the criticism, it is important to remember that the Gulf states have not stood by and done nothing for Syria’s refugees.
The generosity of individuals has at times been quite remarkable. Individual charitable collections have totalled hundreds of thousands of dollars, and when workers at national industries (for example, Qatar Petroleum) were asked if they wished to place part of their salary aside every month for Syria’s refugees, many obliged.
The Gulf states have provided in total around $900m (£600m) through charitable organisations, and individual donations.
Source: The BBC
The Gulf states are funding immigration to Europe. That is wonderful. Surely Germany are in need of some help.
Germany has now issued a warning. Other European nations must share in the burden of hosting refugees from Syria and Iraq.
The important question remains:
Why should other European nations listen to Germany and the Sultan of Qatar?
Is permitting a million Muslims from Syria into Europe the correct solution?
Does this sollution solve any problem?
If Germany was lead by politicians who use their common sense, the best option must quickly be tabled. All these people turn their head towards Mecca in Saudi Arabia. There is where their loyalty is. And there is where the correct sollution is found.
Inside the Saudi kingdom, there are hundreds of billions of US dollars available. Money that can be spent on their resettlement. There is also enough space, and even US Airbases that can protect them from further attacks by ISIL, Islamic Jihad, Hezb”Allah and al-Nusra.
Germany has many airports. All the Syrians can be offered a free ticket to Riyadh. The American and Saudis can jointly welcome them and give them food and shelter.
This is the obvious solution. The Americans have created this crisis. Inside the Saudi kingdom the Syrians will be taken care of by their own brethren, who share their culture and faith. So they jointly can bring an end to the civil war in their own camp, and not export the present carnage.
All other options will be a betrayal of Europe.
May Jesus the Messiah have mercy on all deceived souls.
Written by Ivar