Merkel’s choice between bad or worse

For Germans, the Greek crisis is again the single most important political topic. The German government finds itself in a difficult position after the Greek ‘No’ to the financial aid package. Whatever will be the result of the renewed negotiations after Sunday’s summit – a new rescue package, some form of a haircut or debt […]

Read more

Joint police operation Amberlight: critics miss the real questions

On April 1st, EU Member States launched a two-week joint police operation (JPO), codenamed “Amberlight”, under the aegis of the Latvian EU Council Presidency. These specific operations, that are meant to tackle illegal immigration, received harsh criticism from fundamental rights and migrant groups in the past. Amberlight, however, is of a different nature. Caught in […]

Read more