Close-Up: Kyriakos Mitsotakis
The Greek prime minister has had a good run since coming to power last July.
How to Wear a Kippah in Germany
A government official’s warning that Jews in traditional dress might not be safe has sparked a new debate about how to protect the community.
Crunch Time for Merkel
Angela Merkel is facing her biggest crisis yet. Her sister party, the Bavarian CSU, is rebelling against her policy on refugees. The chancellor needs …
Her Last Battle?
Three years after the peak of the refugee crisis, a simmering conflict over migration policy with Angela Merkel’s Bavarian sister party has turned into open warfare.
Germany’s Deportation Dilemma
There is a growing debate in Germany over the possibility of deporting rejected asylum seekers back to war-torn Syria.
European Encounters: “We Need More Amsterdam in Sicily”
Addressing the refugee crisis and the rising numbers of African migrants arriving in Italy, the EU needs new thinking.
Hanging in the Balance
The EU-Turkey agreement has stopped the flow of refugees, but solved little.
A Two-Step Solution
How to make the EU-Turkey agreement stick – and apply its lesson to African migrants taking the perilous sea-route to Italy.
Near Breaking Point
The dire situation in Greece and turmoil in Turkey are making the current refugee deal unsustainable.
Reason Before Fear
There is no need to apologizze for the EU’s migration policy, but there’s still room for improvement.
“We Are All on Guard”
How the German government has been coping with the refugee crisis, and still is.
One Crisis among Many
Paris views the refugee crisis through a different lens than Berlin.
From Sprint to Marathon
Thousands of refugees are stuck in Greece.
The Italian government has put together a contingency plan to address a possible new wave of refugees coming from the South.
Words Don’t Come Easy: “Hotspots”
The obfuscating misuse of the English term is troubling not least because “hot spot” previously referred to the kind of place refugees are escaping.
The Sum of Its Parts
The European Union needs to develop a “strategic capacity”.