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Britain’s position in an age of increasing globalisation

Britain is not a part of the Schengen area which encourages them to think that they can march to a slightly different drumbeat on issues like mass migration. Whether this position is sustainable in an age of increasing globalisation remains … Continue reading

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Asylum seekers crisis and Europe’s paralysis

According to Peter Sutherland, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for International Migration and Development, former Director General of the World Trade Organization, EU Commissioner for Competition, and Attorney General of Ireland, populists are having a field day whilst bitter … Continue reading

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Schengen area and Freedom for Europeans being put to the test as never before

Are Steven Erlanger and James Kanter from the NYTimes putting the finger at our Western sore wound? One must be ‘blind and deaf’ if one does not come to understand that the refugee crisis has tested the limits of Europe’s … Continue reading

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If Europe fails on the question of refugees, then it won’t be the Europe we wished for

Having come together for the umpteenth time the European Union’s 28 nations have once more been unable to agree on a solution. Ahead of a European Commission proposal  Wednesday for a system to spread asylum-seekers across all E.U. countries. Big … Continue reading

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