Often images of children who are the victims of war define our times most graphically. They last forever in the memory and can sometimes even be a catalyst for change. Sometimes.
There’s something horribly fin de siècle about the drama playing out across the Middle East and Europe. Desperate men, women and children are fleeing the horrors of war, murder, rape and enslavement only to be tangled up on the barbed wire of Europe’s hastily constructed border fences.