This article nicely ties together how the wars in the Middle East have not only killed 80,000 people but have created a refugee crisis as people have fled to Europe. This in turn has created a rise in nationalism among workers who fear losing work to these refugees. The question not addressed is why there are all these wars in the Middle East. The answer, in part, lies in capitalists and the government in the U.S. who are providing arms to the regions in the hopes of controlling the oil supply.
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