Syrian refugees disembark on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea on a dinghy from the Turkish coast on Nov. 14. More than 810,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean this year, and over 200,000 in October alone.
Syrian refugees disembark on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea on a dinghy from the Turkish coast on Nov. 14. More than 810,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean this year, and over 200,000 in October alone. Santi Palacios Associated Press
Syrian refugees disembark on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea on a dinghy from the Turkish coast on Nov. 14. More than 810,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean this year, and over 200,000 in October alone. Santi Palacios Associated Press

On Syrian refugee issue, politicians should not stoke fear

November 18, 2015 08:30 PM