george batah

There is now a new breed of Syrian activists as many began working during the war and what differentiate them from politicians and opposition leaders is having less interest in politics and historical conflicts ; and more interest in humanitarian issues and solutions.
For the past 4 years, Syria has been decimated by an ugly civil war -- hundreds of thousands have died, millions have been displaced, the economy has collapsed, and society has been dismantled. During my time here in the Chicago, however, I have gotten just the glimpse of hope I've been longing for.
George Batah has called for the U.S. to take in 65,000 refugees.