Bill O'Reilly Blames Obama And Troop Withdrawal From Iraq For Mass Migration Of Syrian Refugees

Bill O'Reilly Blames Obama And Troop Withdrawal From Iraq For Mass Migration Of Syrian Refugees

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From the September 9 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:

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BILL O'REILLY: As you know, millions of refugees are fleeing the Middle East and Africa, going to Europe, asking for asylum. There is no way to stop this mass migration, which will change the European continent dramatically. Most of these people are Muslims who are simply trying to survive. The world was stunned when a picture of a 3-year-old Syrian boy was published. He drowned in the Mediterranean Sea as his family tried to reach the Greek island of Kos. The boy's mother and 5-year-old brother also drowned.

Now, this is happening because the U.S.A. and Western Europe retreated from the Middle East. Once President Obama removed all American forces from Iraq, ISIS moved in and chaos broke out. The president has never, never acknowledged that his policy of disengagement has led to thousands of people being murdered and the catastrophe we are now seeing in Europe. It is simply stunning that the American press has said so little about the disastrous foreign policy of the Obama administration. The reason for the silence is that the liberal press despise the Iraq war so much, it is simply not going to accurately assess the results of Mr. Obama's timid approach.

So now we have one of the biggest mass migrations in the history of the world, which is overwhelming and will allow terrorists entry into almost every Western country. Of course Russia and China will not accept migrants, they never do. Israel will also not accept refugees, fearing terrorist infiltration. As for America, 27 Iraqi Christians [who] made it here through the Southern border were promptly incarcerated by ICE. None of them have been granted asylum by the Obama administration. But we can now expect thousands of refugees to begin entering America. Summing up, the jihad on the march, the Obama administration and other Western powers have no idea how to deal with it, and the world is suffering drastic consequences.

Previously:

Fox News Uses Vice Interview To Revive Iraq War Falsehoods And Blame Obama For ISIS

Fox Hides Bush's Actions To Claim Bush Gave "Visionary" Warning About Islamic State

Right-Wing Media Ignore Iraqi Resistance To Status Of Forces Agreement To Blame Obama For Violence

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