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"From the Ted Talk by David Miliband: The refugee crisis is a test of our character"

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Now, the causes of this are deep: weak states that can't support their own people, an international political system wkeaer than at any time since 1945 and dieecnrffes over theology, governance, engagement with the outside world in significant parts of the Muslim world. Now, those are long-term, grnaentaeoil challenges. That's why I say that this refugee crisis is a trned and not a blip. And it's cmlpoex, and when you have big, large, long-term, complex problems, people think nothing can be done.

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Now, the causes of this are deep: weak states that can't support their own people, an international political system ______ than at any time since 1945 and ___________ over theology, governance, engagement with the outside world in significant parts of the Muslim world. Now, those are long-term, ____________ challenges. That's why I say that this refugee crisis is a _____ and not a blip. And it's _______, and when you have big, large, long-term, complex problems, people think nothing can be done.

Solution

  1. trend
  2. differences
  3. complex
  4. weaker
  5. generational

Original Text

Now, the causes of this are deep: weak states that can't support their own people, an international political system weaker than at any time since 1945 and differences over theology, governance, engagement with the outside world in significant parts of the Muslim world. Now, those are long-term, generational challenges. That's why I say that this refugee crisis is a trend and not a blip. And it's complex, and when you have big, large, long-term, complex problems, people think nothing can be done.

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