In his speeches at the U.N., President Erdogan called on the international community to do its part to share the burden of the conflict.
"We're talking about Europe's refugee shame."
The deal calls up memories of Europe's checkered history of deal-making with Turkey. During World War I, the German chancellor reacted angrily to mounting pressure to intervene to stop the Armenian genocide. He said, "Our only goal is to hold Turkey at our side until the end of the war, regardless of whether the Armenians perish over that or not. If the war carries on for a while, we will need the Turks very much." The parallels are unsettling, to say the least.
15 more were rescued from the Aegean Sea.
Security is no longer guaranteed through military power or use of force, but through socio-economic and political conditions that favor human development and the protection and expansion of human rights.
Turkey has taken in 220 times more Syrians than the U.S. has.
Human Rights Watch has called for more support to help ease language barriers, integration issues and financial difficulties.
But Turkey has also frequently blocked Syrian refugees from entering in large numbers, and some of the very worst-off are
"In order to have the discussion about access, we've always felt we actually need to be having a dialogue," said Shannon