Europe faces a “populist uprising” if it is unable to show people it can control the migrant crisis, former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove has said.
Ms Jolie Pitt said that more than 60 million people – one in 122 – were displaced globally – more than at any time in the past 70 years. “This tells us something deeply worrying about the peace and security of the world,” she said, adding: “The average time a person will be displaced is now nearly 20 years.”
Phi Beta Iota: This was all predicted decades ago. Below is just one chart from a book published in 2002. As long as Western governments are corrupt and inattentive to the public interest, selling out to special interests, then dictators abusing their people combined with elective wars based on lies will continue to create millions — perhaps soon hundreds of millions — of refugees. Guns cannot kill them all. This requires a systemic solution that starts one word (“integrity”) and moves rapidly into holistic analytics, true cost economics, and open source everything engineering (OSEE).