In a quick six minutes, the animation above explains the origins of two very related problems -- the Syrian Conflict & the European Refugee Crisis. How did the crisis first erupt? How did it lead to a refugee crisis? And why should we why put xenophobic fears aside and provide refugees with a safe haven in the West? All of these questions get addressed by "Kurzgesagt" ("in a nutshell" in German), whose timely animations you can find on Youtube (including a separate video on the rise of ISIS in Iraq).
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