Europe finds itself these days in a breaking point that is setting up the necessary circumstances for a preview of a future radical redefinition of its social, economical and security policies. The emergency summit held in Brussels on the 23rd of April was the first step of the defense stance that the EU is entering.
After decades of being a promised land for migrants from Africa, the Middle East and central Asia, Europe started feeling more and more pressured by the complexity of the migration issue. How do you address this issue without being political incorrect in an European Union that wants to prove itself as a model of evolved civilization? Without contradicting your own tolerant European speech? Well, the EU leaders have spent the past few years wondering about it, but closing an eye, due to the complications that would start if such this problem would be raised. To put it frankly, no one wanted to take upon the responsibility of opening Pandora’s box and dealing with this real inside problem, even more so as the extremist right wing parties and movements in Europe became seriously involved in blaming immigration for anything wrong in their countries. Continue reading →