Valletta Summit Highlights Discrepancies In EU, African Priorities On Refugee Crisis

“I think it is better to invest in people than weapons,” Luxembourg’s prime minister told journalists ahead of a migration summit, highlighting what would be a major point of divergence between European and African representatives in attendance. Continue reading

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German Political Crisis Over ‘Inhumane’ Refugee Prisons

The way Germany has dealt with the massive influx of asylum seekers and its decision to close its borders and set up transit zones – effectively throwing out the Schengen agreement – has caused a major political crisis which threatens to split the governing coalition. Continue reading

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Special AnalysisShe Said What?: Holocaust Scholar Denies Middle East Refugee Crisis

Endorsing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s refusal to accept Syrians fleeing the chaos of a civil war raging at home, Deborah Lipstadt argues that the current refugee crisis isn’t at all comparable to the plight of European Jews before and during the Holocaust. Continue reading

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