The refusal by more than 30 governors to accept to receive refugees from the Syrian civil war, in the fearful aftermath of the Paris attacks last week, is, on a knee-jerk level, understandable, but it is the equivalent of running into the burning building. The turning away of the refugees makes us less safe from future attack, not more.
Alberto Vourvoulias-Bush is former managing editor of foxnewslatino.com and the former executive editor Impremedia and El Diario/La Prensa. He has just returned from Italy where he was Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome. Follow him on @AVourvoulias. Like us on Facebook
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