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German Media: Bomb The Middle East to Keep Refugees out of Europe

Prominent German pundits call for more intervention in the Middle East in order to “solve” the refugee crisis.

02.09.2015. / 11:45:39

Source: Russia

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Two professional Russia haters and warmongers, Stefan Kornelius (political editor of Süddeutsche Zeitung) and Richard Hertziger (political correspondent of Die Welt), have called for more war in the Middle East and North Africa in order to prevent refugees from bombed-out Middle Eastern and North African nations from coming to Europe. Impeccable logic. 
 
As Stefan Kornelius puts it:
 
This is the most important takeaway from this 'Refugee-summer' [this term alone shows his contempt for human life outside of western borders], which will stay with us for many years to come: Europeans can’t keep these conflicts at a distance; they can’t run away from them. If the west doesn’t take on these conflicts then the conflicts will take on the west.
For Kornelius, dead refugees in the Mediterranean Sea don’t exist, since this would mean that he’d have to admit that the current “refugee crisis” is a direct result of western military interventions in the Middle East and North Africa. 
 
Richard Hertzinger, in his own crazed rant, claims that “more interventions [wars] are necessary and not less”.
 
Germans who call for less interventions and think that the chaos and destruction in countries like Libya, Iraq or Afghanistan are the result of the wars that the west has brought upon them, are nothing more than “conspiracy theorists,” according to Hertzinger.
 
His latest target is Jürgen Todenhöfer, an expert on the Middle East, who has visited the conflict zones and even conducted interviews with the leaders of the Islamic State. Hertzinger calls Todenhöfer a “conspiracy theorist” because he dared to link the current refugee crisis to the west's military interventions in the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Hertzinger's calls for more interventions sound like satire, but unfortunately they are not:
 
The current crisis reminds the West and namely Europe that more global interventions are necessary, not less – with the goal to build up dams against the excesses of inhumanity.
 
 
 

This article originally appeared in: Russia


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