The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Where Are We At?

Fred Johnston

To put the largest refugee crisis since World War II into perspective, the number of refugees that flee Syria to other countries would fill around 50 MCGs. If you have ever visited the massive cauldron of Australian sport, it puts into perspective the magnitude of the plight faced by those who have had their lives irrevocably changed by a conflict where Australians have been involved.

Amid the ongoing conflict between Assad´s regime and the various rebel groups, along with the support of numerous countries on all sides, the humanitarian crisis has forced a spectrum of responses from the West. For instance, the remarks and measures of Germany´s leader to the issue have been drastically different when