“It is important to remember that the refugees are people who are fleeing from a civil war, a war that is partly due to Western intervention in the Middle East.”
Such a simple notion but yet so many have a hard time accepting or understanding this.
Yes, the situation is complex—although a child’s life is a life as you pointed out whilst alluding to Singer.
But the situation is not as complex as Zizekian analysis. Sometimes he says some pretty spot-on things and even though philosophy tends to be obscurant, I think I know what he means.
And so on…