Op-Ed / / 05.25.17

Wall Street Journal Op-ed: Let the Private Sector Help Tackle the Migration Crisis

Note: This op-ed originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal and was written by The Sentry’s co-founder George Clooney.

As the most powerful leaders in the world gather in Sicily this week for the annual Group of Seven Summit, they will address today’s most pressing challenges. The list is daunting—terrorism, famine, geopolitical instability and uncontrolled immigration, to name a few. A bolder, broader approach is essential if lives are to be saved.

The statistics drive home the severity of the problem. Conflict or persecution has displaced 65 million citizens—more than at any time in history. Nearly 100,000 of the asylum seekers are…

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