Escaping the refugee crisis

EPA/ZOLTAN MATHE

Migrants demonstrate outside the closed Eastern Railway Station in Budapest, Hungary, 02 September 2015, after they were not allowed to board trains bound for Germany without valid documents.

Escaping the refugee crisis


PRINCETON – In July, the number of migrants reaching the borders of the European Union passed 100,000 – the third consecutive month in which a new record was set. In one week in August, 21,000 migrants arrived in Greece. Tourists complained that the summer holiday they had planned on a Greek island was now in the midst of a refugee camp.
Of course, the refugee crisis has far more serious implications. Last week, Austrian authorities found the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants in a Hungarian tru...


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