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Spectacular Failure To Deal With Migrant Crisis Sparks Anger in Small Saxony Town

Spectacular Failure To Deal With Migrant Crisis Sparks Anger in Small Saxony Town

The European Union has, in the view of some observers, spectacularly failed to act decisively and in unison over the Merkel-incited “great mass walk-in” across Europe that has thrown member states into turmoil since last summer. In France, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Denmark among others, nationalist politicians and supporters have warned repeatedly that […]

Does Merkel’s Devastating Moment of Migrant Madness Now Presage A Great Deportation

Does Merkel’s Devastating Moment of Migrant Madness Now Presage A Great Deportation

The summer of joyous welcome has turned into a winter of fear, crime and rejection, as Merkel’s mishandled migrant madness transforms her into one of Europe’s most despised politicians and drives the European Union dangerously close to total collapse. A mere few weeks before Christmas the German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle was asking has “Mama […]

Getting To The Root of France’s Muslim Dilemma As Migrants Shake EU’s Bedrock

Getting To The Root of France’s Muslim Dilemma As Migrants Shake EU’s Bedrock

The challenge of integrating Muslims into European societies has become immensely more complicated since Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the doors last summer to an influx of more than a million, mainly Muslim young men, into Germany and the EU. Here Joe Parson of Stratfor analyses France’s specific issues with its own extensive Muslim minority. “Getting to […]

Calais Migrants Storm P&O Ferry During Visit by UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Calais Migrants Storm P&O Ferry During Visit by UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Migrants attempting to reach Britain illegally, stormed aboard the P&O “Spirit of Britain” ferry docked in the port of Calais on Saturday forcing harbour authorities to close the port as security forces expelled the group. This followed a day of solidarity demonstrations with the 4,000 refugees in Calais organised by left wing activists and Open […]

Cologne New Year Rape and Assaults Shock Europe and Rattle Pied Piper Merkel

Cologne New Year Rape and Assaults Shock Europe and Rattle Pied Piper Merkel

Alleged mass New Year assaults and rapes in Germany, mainly Cologne and Hamburg, have shocked Europe and further fuelled support for politically conservative insurgents like France’s Front National, after initially hushed-up reports suggest recent migrant arrivals — overwhelmingly young men — appear to be the perpetrators. The reports first surfaced on social media in the […]

People or Professional Politicians? Madrid Hackers try Direct Democracy in Troubled Europe

People or Professional Politicians? Madrid Hackers try Direct Democracy in Troubled Europe

In the May municipal elections this year, PM Mariano Rajoy’s conservative People’s Party (PP), lost control of local government in Madrid to the Ahora Madrid platform backed by Podemos, a leftwing challenger in Sunday’s potentially transformative general election in Spain. This recent Al Jazeera TV documentary shows how since Ahora Madrid came to power, it has sought […]

Calais to Nimes (and Back), French Police set up a Migrant Airlift Merry Go Round

Calais to Nimes (and Back), French Police set up a Migrant Airlift Merry Go Round

When a French judge recently ordered the government to upgrade and improve the squalid, unsanitary conditions in the notorious, crime-ridden squat known as the Jungle outside the channel port of Calais, he probably reckoned without this sort of outcome! The Calais Jungle is where an estimated 6,000 squatters daily make disruptive and illegal efforts to […]

EU Migrant Crisis: German Voter Anger Rising – Perhaps Mutti Merkel Faces a Problem?

EU Migrant Crisis: German Voter Anger Rising  – Perhaps Mutti Merkel Faces a Problem?

Björn Höcke, a rising star in Germany’s small but growing anti-immigrant Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party, has warned that if the current rate of migrant influx is not halted, Germans face being overwhelmed by end 2016 . A video published to Youtube on November 4, 2015 shows excerpts of Björn Höcke’s address to an AfD Conference in Munich on 22 October 2015. Speaking to an enthusiastic audience […]

The Hungarian Leader – Outcast To Some, Hero To Many – Who Aims To “Defend Europe”

The Hungarian Leader – Outcast To Some, Hero To Many – Who Aims To “Defend Europe”

Hungary’s conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has become an outcast to some and a hero to others for “squabbling” with the European Union over its handling of an historic inflow of mainly economic migrants expected to exceed 3 million by end 2017. The three million figure was released on November 5 by the EU Commission at […]

When Is A Fence Not A Fence? When its a “Gate with Long Wings”

When Is A Fence Not A Fence? When its a “Gate with Long Wings”

Latest news reports say Austria is considering building “technical barriers” along its border with Slovenia. Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner insists there is no plan to fence off  Austria, and expressing distaste for the word, told journalists: “If it is possible to avoid the word ‘fence’ from a technical point of view, then that’s fine by me.” Her reluctance to call […]

Bavarian Official Tells We-Can-Handle-Migrants Merkel: I’ll Bus the Rest to Berlin

Bavarian Official Tells We-Can-Handle-Migrants Merkel: I’ll Bus the Rest to Berlin

Germany is sliding towards civil war or to becoming ungovernable, says Hansjoerg Mueller of Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), as it emerged a Bavarian official had rung Chancellor Angela Merkel and threatened to bus his town’s migrants to Berlin. RT.com reported: “Bavarian official Peter Dreier called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to tell her personally that if Germany welcomes […]

Tony Abbott – The ‘Catastrophic Error and ‘Misguided Altruism’ of Open Door Migration

Tony Abbott – The ‘Catastrophic Error and ‘Misguided Altruism’ of Open Door Migration

Urging European leaders to close their borders to further uncontrolled migration, Tony Abbott has warned that “misguided altruism” is “leading much of Europe into catastrophic error”. The ex-Australian prime minister added “No country or continent can open its borders to all comers without fundamentally weakening itself,” and he cautioned, “too much mercy for some necessarily […]

Does Merkel’s Migrant Muddling Pose a Threat to European Liberal Democracy?

Does Merkel’s Migrant Muddling Pose a Threat to European Liberal Democracy?

Concerns appear to be deepening across Europe about the serious political blowback emerging as Germany now attempts to slam shut floodgates it recklessly opened to millions of migrants in late August. Liberal democracy in Europe is under threat once more writes Cas Mudde, associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia in […]

The “Invasion” of Europe: One Man’s Acerbic View of What Merkel and Allies Have Unleashed

The “Invasion” of Europe: One Man’s Acerbic View of What Merkel and Allies Have Unleashed

Unlike the White House the European Union has no presidential hotline to call during moments of great distress but today with migrant chaos threatening EU crack-up, it might just be wishing for a red comfort pillow. In the video below UK-based Pat Condell gives a personal view of the worsening migrant influx and what he calls German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s European suicide […]

Merkel’s Coalition Divided On «Transit Zones» for Migrants as Crisis Worsens

Merkel’s Coalition Divided On «Transit Zones» for Migrants as Crisis Worsens

Germany whose open doors welcoming policy has provoked the worst migrant crisis in 70 years, is divided on how to deal with the flood. Proposed «transit zones» for migrants have been rejected by the Chancellor’s governing partners. Berlin (dpa) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plans to send migrants with no hope of asylum in Germany to […]

EU Deal on 100,000 Extra Places Along Balkan Migrant Route

EU Deal on 100,000 Extra Places Along Balkan Migrant Route

As winter closes in the EU is struggling to coordinate the handling of an ongoing mass migrant stream from Turkey and the Mediterranean. European Union leaders have agreed to provide another 100,000 spaces in refugee welcome centres along the route from Greece towards Germany. It’s part of a 17 point plan to cooperate on managing […]

Migrants: “No Borders” Activists on the French-Italian Frontier and Squatters at Calais

Migrants: “No Borders” Activists on the French-Italian Frontier and Squatters at Calais

As winter approaches, tensions are set to rise in the squats and camps where many among the stream of migrants that poured into the European Union all summer, remain in unwelcoming environments. The migrant issue has become the greatest source of political strain and dissension in the EU since the Franco-German project was first set up […]

Merkel’s Migrants: “Worst Piece of Public Policy in 50 Years” Germany and France Told

Merkel’s Migrants: “Worst Piece of Public Policy in 50 Years” Germany and France Told

“Back us or break us” French President François Hollande told Europeans on Wednesday during an historic Franco-German demarche designed to rally a European Union bitterly divided over its disastrous handling of the migrant crisis. Sharing a spot at the European Parliament in Strasbourg with German Chancellor Angela Merkel — the first time leaders of the two countries have made a joint address […]

As France Accepts 24,000 Migrants Béziers Mayor Tells Syrian Squatters: “You are not welcome”

As France Accepts 24,000 Migrants Béziers Mayor Tells Syrian Squatters: “You are not welcome”

Only some 600 French mayors out of 36,000 invited, committed Saturday to a government appeal to house and help the 24,000 migrants Paris is required to take under the EU’s obligatory quota system. This less than enthusiastic response reflects the sharp division of opinion in the country over how to deal with the illegal smuggling of migrants now […]

As Europe’s Migrant Crisis Worsens the EU Rethinks its Schengen Agreement

As Europe’s Migrant Crisis Worsens the EU Rethinks its Schengen Agreement

If Europe’s migrant crisis — which started on southern Med shores and spread to land routes via the Balkans — continues at a pace resembling a Biblical onslaught, it threatens to become a political nightmare for the EU. As George Friedman, founder of Stratfor, a leading global intelligence and consulting firm notes in this recent […]

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