Noteby Jacob Funk Kirkegaard | April 15, 2016 Following the March 20 deal between the European Union (EU) and Turkey, the refugee flow from Turkey to Greece has declined from the levels in the earlier phases of the migration crisis in late 2015 and early 2016. The trend will likely lower the political ...
Noteby Jacob Funk Kirkegaard | April 15, 2016 Europe’s migration crisis has reinforced the importance of recent proposals by the European Commission to overhaul the so-called Dublin Rules for treatment of asylum seekers in the European Union (EU). The Dublin Rules were established among a subset of EU members in 1990. They took effect in 1997 and have been revised since then. They set the criteria and processes for deciding which EU member state is responsible for evaluating an asylum seeker and preventing such a person from choosing the country in which to submit an asylum application... [Read More]
ReportThilo Hanemann and Daniel Rosen | April 12, 2016 Rhodium Group and the National Committee on US-China Relations have released the 2016 update of its “New Neighbors” report. The report provides a detailed tally of the operations of Chinese-affiliated companies in the United States and the local impacts of those investment. It finds that ...
Noteby Jacob Funk Kirkegaard | March 23, 2016 When the European Council summit reached its agreement on refugees with Turkey in Brussels earlier in March, it was clear that both sides needed a deal almost irrespective of its contents. Nine elements were agreed to on paper, but the reality recalls Neville Chamberlain’s notorious ...
Noteby Jacob Funk Kirkegaard | March 10, 2016 Chancellor Angela Merkel surprised her European partners on March 8 by negotiating a new and supposedly far-reaching deal with Turkey in which Turkey is to be rewarded for helping to stanch the flow of migrants from the Middle East into Europe. But as Donald Trump ...
Noteby Jacob Funk Kirkegaard | March 3, 2016 With spring approaching, and with it clearer skies in the Aegean Sea, rising numbers of refugees will be crossing into Greece and elsewhere in Europe in coming months. A series of EU summits planned in March must deal urgently with the continent’s migration emergency, and ...
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