The Syria refugee crisis continues to get worse and worse. Already some 4 million people have left the country, and that figure continues to grow. The Washington Post quoted one Syrian as saying, “Everyone I know is leaving. It is as though all of Syria is emptying.”
The impact of this mass population movement is being felt not only in neighboring states but also in Europe and even in the United States, which is now dealing with the challenging of providing safe haven for hundreds of thousands of refugees, knowing full well that ISIS could use this outflow to smuggle its operatives into Western countries.