How can we understand the paradox whereby migrant deaths and increased resources develop concomitantly?
Is a rethinking of laws of armed conflict or international humanitarian law, humanitarian assistance and refugee policy not significantly overdue?
The EU can and must show leadership in managing refugee movements effectively in accordance with international law.
Merkel should acknowledge the pragmatic obstacles to humanitarianism in Europe and call for massive investment in refugee settlements in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.
The European Union is an obstacle to Balkan Development. The desire to get into the European Union is an even bigger obstacle.
Mass migration continues to define Europe as a system of human fluid dynamics.