“Two simple truths are often overlooked

“Two simple truths are often overlooked in debates about today’s global refugee crisis: The principal driver of the exodus is, above all, the recent rise in the spread of deadly conflict in the Middle East; and what opened the way to this disorder is the breakdown of an international system we had built over the past 70 years.” http://www.crisisgroup.org/en/regions/op-eds/2016/guehenno-how-europe-can-solve-a-global-crisis.aspx