European Unity Tested by Refugee Crises

“Migrant Crises Pulls at European Unity,” by Simon Nixon for the Wall Street Journal:

The European project is in deep trouble. It was already in trouble following the Greek debt crisis and facing major challenges in the shape of the planned British referendum on European Union membership and the need to strengthen the way the eurozone works.

But the migration crisis has eclipsed all these concerns: the trust between member states that is vital to underpin the decades-old process of deeper European integration is evaporating.

Border controls have reappeared between member states where none have existed for 25 years. Increasingly harsh words have been exchanged between national governments under pressure from anxious domestic voters…

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