The EU has struck a deal with Turkey to try to control the flow of asylum seekers. But is that enough? And can Turkey succeed where other countries have failed?
From fighting the Islamic State to coping with Europe’s refugee crisis, the EU and Turkey now have even more daunting issues to deal with than in recent years.
The Atlantic alliance has no strategy to confront the so-called Islamic State or to deal with Russia’s growing presence in the Mediterranean.
Populist parties across Europe have been quick to link the Paris terrorist attacks to the refugee crisis, which some U.S. presidential candidates have also exploited.
Five Carnegie Europe scholars discuss how the migration and refugee crisis is affecting different parts of the globe.
The refugee tragedy is a symptom of a wider political crisis. Finding adequate solutions for the refugees and internally displaced populations is primarily a political imperative, but it is also a development challenge that is essential for political stabilization, societal reconciliation, and peace building.
The German chancellor is not only trying to rescue refugees. She is also trying to rescue the European Union from self-denial and self-destruction.
To control the flow of refugees, some European governments are thinking to build fences. Europe is putting up new walls, both physical and mental ones.
Building walls to keep out refugees will destroy a European Union that is unable to agree on a common policy for this crisis.
Europe’s refugee crisis threatens the European integration project. Will EU member states manage to find new solutions to manage their common borders?