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  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Europe

Don’t count on the EU to protect us. Nato will do that

European countries lack a collective will Last Friday marked the 25th anniversary of a well-planned, strategically competent defeat of Saddam Hussein that led to the liberation of Kuwait. In 2011, we witnessed a feebly planned and strategically myopic campaign against the Gaddafi regime. The specious alteration of the mission from a “responsibility to protect” to [...]

  • Jul 11 / 2016
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5,000 migrant kids vanished in Italy: but where are they?

At least 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees have disappeared after arriving in Europe over the past two years, with half that number having vanished in Italy. But what’s happened to them? The figures, from Europol, the EU’s criminal intelligence agency, paint an increasingly distressing element of the ongoing refugee crisis, with fears that thousands of the missing [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Tighter Borders in Europe Create Migrant Bottleneck in Greece

ATHENS–Greece is steadily shifting from being the main gateway for migrants into Europe to becoming the continent’s bottleneck, as new arrivals run up against tightened borders to the north. Already struggling with its long debt crisis and economic depression, Greece risks finding itself unable to cope with the tens of thousands of migrants at risk [...]