Migration has tested the EU’s moral ground to the limits. What is at stake goes to the very heart of what it means to be European: a community of shared values, moral universalism, and liberal and secular consensus.
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.
EU leaders need to withstand Ankara’s emotional narrative and postpone Turkey’s EU accession negotiations until better times.
The German government is pinning its hopes on a new package of education and job creation measures to integrate the huge numbers of refugees now living in Germany.
The refugee crisis is coming back to haunt the German chancellor. Vienna and Ankara are giving her particular headaches.
If European policymakers are to address the migration crisis effectively, they must understand that it is a crisis largely born out of war.
The sudden change of power in Turkey will pose a significant impact on the country’s relations with Europe—and the fate of the refugee deal.
A major deal between the EU and Turkey on refugee exchanges and visa liberalization is in imminent danger of coming apart at the seams.
The idea of shutting out migrants by reinforcing the EU’s external border may be alluring, but it would create more tensions and greater nationalist anger.
The current priorities in EU asylum policy are all about implementing the March 2016 refugee deal with Turkey in good faith.