Tag Archives: immigration

Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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U.S. History a Warning on EU-Turkey Refugee Deal

This time, it may be Europe – not the United States – that faces the ghosts of the “MS St. Louis.”

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Japan’s Immigration Imperative

Can opening up to immigration provide Japan a potential source of economic revitalization?

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Merkel to Germany: “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”

Will the German Chancellor rely on a 1965 blues rock hit by The Animals to explain her course reversal on refugees?

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Merkel’s “We Can Do It!” Perhaps Not!

Reflections on Merkel’s curious mixture of profound ethics paired with high-handedness and naiveté.

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Getting to Greece: Nur and Leyla

A refugee’s desperate bid to be reunited with her husband and daughter.

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Sudanese in Istanbul: Nur’s Story

Behzad Yaghmaian recalls the experience of a Sudanese refugee family trying to cross into Europe illegally to seek asylum.

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Fleeing Sudan: One Refugee’s Story

Behzad Yaghmaian recounts the tale of Nur’s journey to Istanbul.

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Multicultural Society: An Indian Perspective

Immigration, integration and reimagining multiculturalism.

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Refugees: The Four Forces Driving Angela Merkel

Seizing America’s “future preference” and having grown up behind the “Iron Curtain” help explain Merkel’s approach to the refugee crisis.

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