The US would do well to take some notes as to what Australia has recently done.
Australia is the only country in the world to successfully tackle the problem of migrant boats. It does this by saying ‘no’ to irregular seafaring arrivals, while at the same time admitting genuine refugees through an orderly process of entry.
This, of course, has been enough to induce a bout of elbow-gripping hysteria at the New York Times, which has warned Europe not to adopt this policy.
In an editorial in Thursday’s edition under the headline ‘Australia’s Brutal Treatment of Migrants’ the newspaper made it clear that the one proven approach that can stop the tragedy of migrant drownings and put people smugglers out of business is the one that should not be followed.
‘Some European officials may be tempted to adopt the hard-line…
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