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So a new study claims America has caused up to 59 million refugees in its wars since 2001.

The study, published by the Rhode Island-based university’s “Costs of War Project,” says between 37 million and 59 million people in eight countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East “fled their homes in the eight most violent wars the U.S. military has launched or participated in since 2001,” when the al-Qaida terror group attacked the United States.
We know the migration crises have had a profound impact on European politics in recent years. Migration was reckoned to be a major factor in the Brexit decision of 2016. This study seems to be the first quantifying the effect of America's wars.

 

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So a new study claims America has caused up to 59 million refugees in its wars since 2001.



We know the migration crises have had a profound impact on European politics in recent years. Migration was reckoned to be a major factor in the Brexit decision of 2016. This study seems to be the first quantifying the effect of America's wars.

Self evident gibberish.
 

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So a new study claims America has caused up to 59 million refugees in its wars since 2001.



We know the migration crises have had a profound impact on European politics in recent years. Migration was reckoned to be a major factor in the Brexit decision of 2016. This study seems to be the first quantifying the effect of America's wars.

Stands to reason, you create a war and destroy huge swathes of the country and its resources and infrastructure and people will be displaced. When your life is torn asunder you have little to lose and therefore why wouldn't you seek to relocate to somewhere more stable and safe?
 

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So a new study claims America has caused up to 59 million refugees in its wars since 2001.



We know the migration crises have had a profound impact on European politics in recent years. Migration was reckoned to be a major factor in the Brexit decision of 2016. This study seems to be the first quantifying the effect of America's wars.

I doubt those figures for eight countries, but from your own link:
“We are not suggesting the U.S. government or the United States as a country is solely responsible for the displacement. Causation is never so simple. Causation always involves a multiplicity of combatants and other powerful actors, centuries of history, and large-scale political, economic, and social forces,” the study’s authors noted. “Even in the simplest of cases, conditions of pre-existing poverty, environmental change, prior wars, and other forms of violence shape who is displaced and who is not.”
 

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Stands to reason, you create a war and destroy huge swathes of the country and its resources and infrastructure and people will be displaced. When your life is torn asunder you have little to lose and therefore why wouldn't you seek to relocate to somewhere more stable and safe?
What US war filled the boats leaving Libya with Malians and Syrians and Iranians ? Even the Pakistanis can't blame the Yanks.
 

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We focus on wars where the U.S. government bears a clear responsibility for initiating armed combat (the overlapping Afghanistan/Pakistan war and the post-2003 war in Iraq); for escalating armed conflict (U.S. and European intervention in the Libyan uprising against Muammar Gaddafi and Libya’s ongoing civil war and U.S. involvement in Syria); or for being a significant participant in combat through drone strikes, battlefield advising, logistical support, arms sales, and other means (U.S. forces’ involvement in wars in Yemen, Somalia,
 

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When you destabilise an entire region it leads to savages like Isis moving in. people tend to leave faced with such danger.
In what way was the region " stable " ? Was the Iran - Iraq war stabilising ? Was the Khomenin takeover in Iran stabilising ? Was Saddam Hussains war against his own Shia and Kurdish people stabilising ? And then there's Assad , killing his own people aided by Iran and Russia. That report, if you could call it that, mentioned Somalia. But American intervention in Somalia was via the UN. American presence in Beruit in the '80's was part of a UN mission.
 

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In what way was the region " stable " ? Was the Iran - Iraq war stabilising ? Was the Khomenin takeover in Iran stabilising ? Was Saddam Hussains war against his own Shia and Kurdish people stabilising ? And then there's Assad , killing his own people aided by Iran and Russia. That report, if you could call it that, mentioned Somalia. But American intervention in Somalia was via the UN. American presence in Beruit in the '80's was part of a UN mission.
I can’t believe you’re that ignorant. The Americans and the west helped Iraq against Iran. Assad was at one time helping against the war on terror. You need to educate yourself and leave your bigotry behind. These are all facts my Zionist friend.
 

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So a new study claims America has caused up to 59 million refugees in its wars since 2001.



We know the migration crises have had a profound impact on European politics in recent years. Migration was reckoned to be a major factor in the Brexit decision of 2016. This study seems to be the first quantifying the effect of America's wars.


The NATO destruction of Libya has destabilized all of North and Central Africa. That alone is a couple of hundred million lives destroyed.
 

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I don't understand why accusing the US of causing only 59 million refugees, why not 59 billion?!

The Arabs faught and still fight with or without the US.

One can easily accuse Arab nationalism and Islam, both Sunni and Shiite, of that!
 

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I can’t believe you’re that ignorant. The Americans and the west helped Iraq against Iran. Assad was at one time helping against the war on terror. You need to educate yourself and leave your bigotry behind. These are all facts my Zionist friend.
How was Assad helping against the war on terror ? He emptied his prisons of islamists and sent them in to Iraq .You'll be quoting Vanessa Beeley next. Or Mick Wallace.
 

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I don't understand why accusing the US of causing only 59 million refugees, why not 59 billion?!

The Arabs faught and still fight with or without the US.

One can easily accuse Arab nationalism and Islam, both Sunni and Shiite, of that!

Some might even accuse the Zionists.
 

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When you destabilise an entire region it leads to savages like Isis moving in. people tend to leave faced with such danger.
You know that western Christians are not intrinsically superior to Arab Muslims don't you?
 

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