Calls for a shift in refugee policy after Paris

Image: European Commission DG on flickr titled'Massive influx of Syrian Kurdish refugees into Turkey.'

The terrorist attacks in Paris over the weekend have raised concerns over the resettlement of Syrian refugees across Europe and the world following the discovery of a Syrian refugee passport near the body of a suicide bomber. As investigations continue, many in Europe are questioning German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door policy amid fears of IS infiltrators among the throng. Here in Australia there have also been calls for a review of Australia’s acceptance of 12,000 Syrian refugees by this Christmas. But are they justified?

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