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 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.
What can society do to avoid situations similar to that in Tröglitz? What responsibility does the EU’s policy on refugees bear for current tensions?
Europe risks turning the Mediterranean into a “vast cemetery” with its shameful response to those fleeing the Syrian civil war and other conflicts.
Chaos has descended along Turkey’s frontier with Syria. That raises a number of questions about Ankara’s efforts to combat the Islamic State militants.
Reducing the role of the EU institutions in foreign policy making has severely dented the union’s standing, credibility, and influence in the Arab world and beyond.
Immigrants come to Europe to work, and Europeans need them. It is time for France and other EU countries to bring their immigration policies more in line with their ideals.
Propelled by high unemployment, thousands of educated graduates are leaving Southern Europe for Germany. But it won't be enough to solve the country's long-term labor shortage.
Unlike their EU counterparts, children of Turkish immigrants have to choose their nationality by the age of 23 or they will lose their German passports.