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Darkness and Light at Idomeni

In a time of crisis, quite a few people suddenly and surprisingly perform admirable acts of compassion, often at considerable cost and risk to themselves.

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The Widening Gyre

Europe’s migration crisis is not over. It is spreading.

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Germany’s Choice: Easy or Hard Asylum Integration

Germans must insist that Syrian refugees to their country accept Germany’s support of Israel, as well as the country’s hard-won reckoning with its Nazi past.

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Two Germanies, Or Maybe Three

German public opinion is veering away from the original spontaneous welcome to the masses of migrants. There are three sectors of the public: a minority still affirming the legendary “welcome culture”; another minority vocally hostile; and a large group in the middle not firmly committed either way.

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Anti-Immigration Party to Score Record Win in Switzerland

When will mainstream parties start stepping up on immigration?

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Saving the West

Republicans want America to lead again. What happens if the EU’s migration crisis decimates the EU—and our closest allies are neither capable nor willing to follow?

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Europe Uses the Carrot and the Stick on Immigration

An important series of negotiations has begun that could determine the future of the immigration crisis.

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German Refugee Crisis Collides with Oktoberfest

Bavaria is the main point of entry for migrants and refugees streaming into Germany—and yet, the traditional festival is still going ahead as planned in Munich. Logistical and cultural challenges will ensue.

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Compassion and Interests

A moral vision is important, but it helps greatly if you can appeal to hard interests as well as to conscience.

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Hungary Passes Draconian “Emergency” Immigration Laws

Using the migrant crisis, Hungary’s legislature has declared a state of emergency and assumed extraordinary powers.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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