Michael Yon: The Incentives That Caused a Global Migrant Crisis, from Lithuania to the Darién Gap

“They’re dying in that jungle in huge numbers.” Longtime war correspondent Michael Yon has been tracking the migrant crisis from the Darién Gap in Panama to America’s southern border. Record numbers of people from dozens of countries are making the harrowing journey north through the Darién Gap, says Michael Yon, but “almost all of them have no case for asylum.”

On the other side of the globe, the Belarusian regime has weaponized migrants to cause a crisis for Lithuania and the European Union, Yon says.

Michael Yon has been at the frontlines of numerous war zones and major events, including the recent anti-extradition protests in Hong Kong. Now, he’s exploring the many faces of an emerging global migrant crisis.

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