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'The videos released by Italian authorities of ships packed with African refugees capsizing last week are painful to watch. But they should be watched: The “refugee crisis” is these children, women and men spilling into the sea from grotesquely inadequate, rusting tubs. It is these desperate human beings who risk everything to escape violence, chaos and poverty. European leaders have seen these brutal scenes before, but many are closing their doors and their ears. The United States has done even worse: The Obama administration declared eight months ago that it would resettle10,000 Syrian refugees, a piddling number, but so far it has admitted barely a fourth of that total.'

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