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.
There are growing calls for an EU policy that can confront the drivers of instability in the Middle East. But such a policy is unlikely to emerge anytime soon.
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.