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On the Vetting of Syrian Refugees Applying to US

Many Americans are understandably alarmed because of the ISIS attack on Paris the other week, and reacting especially to the possibility that one or more attackers were among the throngs of asylum seekers pouring into Europe in recent months with worry about the 10,000 Syrians slated for entry to the US.  While a number of Americans have reasonably pointed out that more needs to be done to protect millions of internally displaced and threatened people on the ground in Syria, before they seek …

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