Europe’s Solidarity Continues to Suffer as Refugee Crisis Goes On

Hundreds of migrants wait in line at the central registration center for refugees and asylum seekers, Berlin, Dec. 14, 2015 (AP photo by Markus Schreiber).
Hundreds of migrants wait in line at the central registration center for refugees and asylum seekers, Berlin, Dec. 14, 2015 (AP photo by Markus Schreiber).
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European leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for the final European Union summit of 2015. Dominating the agenda is the refugee crisis. As of Dec. 17, more than 956,000 migrants, including refugees, have arrived in Europe by sea this year, according to the International Organization for Migration. The EU and its member states are still struggling to develop a common response. The latest idea, proposed by Germany and France earlier this month, is to create a standing, 2,000-member strong EU border and coast guard force. But like every other EU response to the refugee crisis, that has […]

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