Why is there still no US-formulated "international strategic plan" to deal with the world's largest refugee crisis caused when our nation invaded Iraq over 6 years ago? On World Refugee Day, we can do better.
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While we wait for the situation in Iraq to improve, we must continue to help those who cannot go home. We in Jordan have committed ourselves to providing aid and support to this population.
Soon, I would learn that the "Jordan First" initiative, first launched in 2002 with the stated goals of reform and democratization, now carried a meaning much deeper.
I'm on the first day of a rapid-fire visit to Jordan, which has provided a safe haven for an estimated 750,000 refugees from Iraq. We also hope to work out if we can provide relief to them.
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