Responding to the refugee crisis

Two days of whirlwind diplomacy in response to a fast expanding refugee crisis have seen mandatory quotas for the settlement of refugees imposed through qualified majority voting. We ask experts in key European capitals how this new reality will develop. Will member states be able to absorb these migrants? Where does public opinion on the integration of refugees stand? And what hope is there of renewed, long-term action to take on the foreign policy implications of resolving the refugee crisis?

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