European politicians’ repeated warnings that the Schengen area and the European Union are in peril are not rhetorical declarations.
In fact, this threat already exists. There is evidence of this every day.
On the one hand, national governments have unilaterally decided to close their borders and install border controls while inside the Schengen area. On the other hand, new EU member states have introduced the fashion of building fences at the borders to keep refugees and migrants out of their ...

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