Migration

France Continues to Lead Security Solution for Unstable Sahel Region

Since 2014, France has spearheaded Operation Barkhane in an effort to help stabilise a vast region that encompasses the countries…

Iran, the US and Gunboat Diplomacy

At the beginning of October, France gave both the US and Iran a one-month deadline to come together at the…

Turkey Burns its Bridges

Turkey seems determined to burn its bridges with the EU and NATO. Once on the accession track to join the…

Malta Summit Paves Hopeful Steps for Pan-EU Deal on Migration

Last week, senior officials from Malta, Italy, France, and Germany attended a migration summit in Malta along with Finland –…

Tension Builds Between Greece and Turkey, Amid Surge of Migrants on Greece’s Shores

Germany’s Interior Minister called for Greece to expedite migrant deportations back to Turkey and to stem the tide of migration…

Spain and Portugal Lead EU Security Assistance as Morocco Seeks to Boost Security

Morocco and Spain have a complicated relationship, from the origins of the political enigma that is the Western Sahara to…

Malta’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Investing in the Economy of Tomorrow

Malta, the European Union’s smallest member state by population, but the bloc’s fastest growing economy, today competes with other EU…

Will Migrant Sharing Be the Magic Bullet?

As frontline countries continue to protest the lack of support from the EU in facing migratory inflows via the Mediterranean,…

Ad hoc Deals Are No Permanent Solution to the Ongoing Migration Crisis Say Italy and Malta

Last week, the rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, which was carrying 65 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya, was denied…

EU Policy Toward Libya Under Renewed Scrutiny

The lawsuit, which will likely be symbolic in nature, comes as the EU tries to shore up support for Tripoli’s…
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