EU and migration: Is it an acute problem?

It seems that the EU states are focusing on stopping migrants from reaching out Europe. But is this really an acute problem, or not, and why? Should focus be on people who are already in Europe? Read few comments.
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Brexit: Running out of time?

How much do you think we are running out of time regarding striking a meaningful Brexit deal? Read few comments.


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Turkey elections: How Erdogan won and what’s next for Turkey

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Turkey’s President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with supporters. Credit: https://www.tccb.gov.tr

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What to expect from Turkey’s elections

What would be your prediction for upcoming elections in Turkey? Is President Recep Tayyip Erdogan going to win everything, and what this would mean for Turkey? Or do you also see the scenario under which he could be politically weakened? Read few comments.

Turkey’s President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Credit: https://www.tccb.gov.tr

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Camps, hubs, disembarkation platforms for migrants: Will this work?

What do you think about the idea of so called “disembarkation platforms” in north Africa and elsewhere to decide asylum requests before claimants get to Europe. Seems to me it is on the edge of international law and what does it solve for the EU, and what kind of reaction do you expect from the states in north? Read few comments.
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Separation of migrant children: Bad on every level

Some people say it is un-American, even FLOTUS said that she hates to see children separated from their families. What do you think about and how do read a controversial policy of Trump administration that splits up families who enter the USA non-legally? Read few comments.
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Germany: Does migration row have a potential to tear apart CDU/CSU alliance?

Some observers calls current situation’s the greatest challenge ever to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s authority. Would you say that her row with CSU over migration policies can really tears German coaliton appart or not, and why? And if it can what would this mean for Germany? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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