Apr 29, 2015

A sea, not a cemetery

The European Union must devise a holistic solution to the problem of migrants fleeing to Europe from Africa and the Middle East.

Libya people smugglers may face targeted intervention: Italy

Apr 21, 2015

Libya people smugglers may face targeted intervention: Italy

Italy is studying the possibility of mounting “targeted interventions” against Libya-based people smugglers behind a huge surge in the numbers of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Monday. “The hypothesis of military intervention (to stabilize Libya) is not on the table ...

EU’s easy-money endgame

Mar 31, 2015

EU’s easy-money endgame

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The euro has brought a balance-of-payments crisis to Europe, just as the gold standard did in the 1920s. Only one difference exists between the two episodes: In today’s crisis, huge international rescue packages have been available. These rescue packages have relieved the eurozone’s financial ...