“How to Reform Schengen”

Published on 6 June 2014 at 09:27


The mass arrival of migrants in Europe following political upheavals across northern Africa and civil war in Syria has reopened the debate on free movement within the 26 members of the Schengen Area, notes La Croix. According to the French Catholic daily —

With the case of Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspect in 24 May's deadly shootings at the Jewish Museum in Belgium, Europeans are faced with the harsh reality of the inadequate sharing of intelligence within Schengen. Now acknowledged with near unanimity among the political class, the need to reinforce the EU's exterior borders brings different responses, according to different affinities.

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