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Europe Politics

Just what exactly is ‘illiberal democracy’?

How can illiberal democracy exist in the EU? Is democracy still relevant in Europe, or is Central European pioneering a new model?

Europe Politics

Will Germany’s regional elections be the beginning of the end for Merkel?

Upcoming regional elections on Sunday March 13 will see a rise of the anti-immigrant party AfD at the expanse of Merkel’s ruling party and coalition partners. But will this trigger

Latin America Security

Cuban migrants stuck in Central America

Thousands of migrants from Cuba heading out from Ecuador are stuck in Central America, as Costa Rica and Nicaragua squabble over freedom of movement. In 2008, the government of Rafael

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Migrants cost Africa billions in lost human capital

About 55,000 migrants are believed to be smuggled from across Africa into Europe annually. While Europe benefits, human capital flight of both unskilled and highly skilled workers accounts for substantial

Europe Politics

Migrants arrive in Austria as German border tightens

The front line of the European Union’s latest crisis has shifted from Hungary to Austria. Serene and prosperous, the country has a history of successful migrant communities. How will the

Europe Politics

EU’s economic problems prevent a comprehensive immigration policy

Capsizing boats full of asylum-seekers off the coasts of Italy and Malta have made headlines in Europe. Despite the loss of lives, the EU has not come up with a