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A Way for Europe to Remove Chaos from the Migration Crisis


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A Way for Europe to Remove Chaos from the Migration Crisis

Kenneth Roth

ISTANBUL — The last year shattered any belief that the European Union was immune to the global refugee crisis. The desperation of people fleeing conflicts and violence in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and repression in Eritrea proved greater than the dangers of crossing the Mediterranean, particularly as people, aided by social media, discovered smuggling networks exploiting the proximity of Turkey’s coast to the Greek islands.