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Washington Ideas Forum 2015

The Largest Refugee Crisis in Modern History

Oct 14, 2015 | 18 videos
Video by The Atlantic

David Miliband, President of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the role of humanitarian organizations in aiding the refugee crisis. Calling the high rate of migrants "a trend and not a blip," Miliband argues that major powers must play a more active role in stabilizing the Middle East and resettling the refugees fleeing Iraq and Syria. This session is moderated by The Atlantic's Molly Ball.

 

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