Published in: Can Europe Make It?The argument against compassion: Europe and the refugees
These justifications seem to be logically weak: the problem, however, is that they capture the imagination of large masses of people in Europe.
Published in: HomeBulgaria's terror attack: a democratic test
The response by Bulgaria's authorities to the mid-summer killing of Israeli tourists reflects the country's lack of experience of international terrorism, as well as specific internal democratic deficits. In such a context there is now a danger of overreaction, says Daniel Smilov.