A failure to appreciate the potential scale of the problem and a marked lack of interest in addressing the refugee question at a European level, meant that Europe′s heads of state were in utter disarray when the migration tsunami hit last September. Unfortunately little appears to have changed since. An opinion piece by Ana Palacio, former Spanish foreign minister More
Unable to contain the violence, suffering, and chaos engulfing the Middle East and North Africa, Western leaders are falling back into the Cold War trap. All they want is for someone – and now virtually anyone – to enforce order. By Ana Palacio More
For weeks Palestinians have been demonstrating in Gaza every Friday along the border with Israel. The world is surrounded by images of violence. But there is also a peaceful cry for help, civil protest camps – and many active women.