The crisis Europe needs4 min read 16 Oct 2015, 12:22 AM IST
Germany and Sweden cannot be expected to be the only destinations for all refugee arrivals
It’s hard to be optimistic about Europe. Last summer, a political cage match between Germany and Greece threatened to tear the European Union (EU) apart. In country after country, extremist political parties are gaining ground. And Russian President Vladimir Putin’s incursion into Ukraine, in the EU’s backyard, has turned the common European foreign and security policy into a punch line.