European governments should engage to tackle the migration crisis at its source, otherwise Europe’s already tenuous tolerance of immigrants will only decrease.
The European Union is no longer wedded to transforming its Eastern and Southern neighbors. Stabilization is the new priority.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
If European policymakers are to address the migration crisis effectively, they must understand that it is a crisis largely born out of war.
In its foreign policy toward North Africa and the Middle East, the EU is putting stability before human rights, as it did before the Arab Spring.
The EU’s timid insistence on political reform in Morocco coupled with unrelenting financial and diplomatic support might have removed the incentive for reforms.
If European policymakers want to help stabilize and reorient Libya, they should recall the lessons of the five years since the country’s 2011 revolution.
The EU’s approach toward Egypt is based on misperceptions and false assumptions, and European support fails to reflect the country’s social and political dynamics.
Despite over two decades of partnership, it is unclear whether the EU’s approach toward Tunisia has increased the country’s economic and social wealth.
Libya is a rare security challenge for which Europe should take more responsibility than other external powers such as the United States.
As the country with the only peaceful Arab revolution, Tunisia has made remarkable progress since 2011. But major challenges remain.
Five Carnegie Europe scholars discuss how the migration and refugee crisis is affecting different parts of the globe.
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize confers new responsibilities on Tunisian civil society and, more widely, on all those in charge of the country’s future.
As the European Endowment for Democracy becomes an established actor in democracy support, it will face tricky challenges and will need to recalibrate its activities.
The Mediterranean refugee crisis is just a part of a comprehensive public policy failure by the EU and its member states in the field of migration.
Despite Egypt’s sustained crackdown on human rights, on June 3 Germany rolls out the red carpet for the Egyptian president. This is a big foreign policy mistake.
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Despite catchy headlines and bold rhetoric, the EU faces a migration problem characterized by old habits and worrying new trends. There are no easy solutions.
European governments have to choose between pandering to populist political parties and offering refuge to those fleeing the turmoil in Europe’s Southern neighborhood.
Tunisia has made progress in its journey to democracy, but many obstacles remain. The international community must keep its focus on the country’s unfinished transition.