Syrian Refugees in Vienna

The Migrant Tide from Syria

With millions fleeing Syria for safe haven, how should and how can Europe, and for that matter the United States, address the crisis? Jana MasonSenior Advisor, External Relations & Government Affairs at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Dr. Orfan Chalabi, CA chapter president of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), and Dr. Max Sawaf, Syrian American medical doctor active in refugee field hospitals and raising funds for food supplies, speak with Ian Masters, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and KPFK 90.7 FM radio host.


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