The Asia theater explores the world’s most populous continent — from India to Indonesia (and including Oceania).
We’re looking for volunteers to help direct this theater; if interested, please contact us.
(We’re looking, in particular, for suggestions about the most influential expressions about America from Asia; tell us what should be in our archives, and why, in the “Founders” section of our forums.)
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BEIJING (Xinhua) — When millions of people around the world were taken aghast by the pictures of drowned three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi lying washed up on a Turkish beach and the massive refugee crisis engulfing Europe, they should see through the fact that the United States is mainly responsible for all the mess.
The main sources of today’s refugees — Syria, Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan — are targets of U.S. intervention, which led to devastation, chaos, deteriorating domestic security and extensive displacements. People in those countries could no longer enjoy even basic human rights. Many of them had no choice but to flee for life, not only to neighboring countries, but to Europe. […]