The crisis of the Rohingya boat people is another example of a tragically complex situation which has played out over the last 200 years as a consequence of the political development of Myanmar and raises a question for the international community about how to engage with the country.
The crisis in Yemen is an example of how many of the problems facing the world such as overpopulation, water stress, religious conflict, unrepresentative governments, and geopolitical tension are coming together in one country. What happens there may show us a scenario for the future of other countries.
The humanitarian issue in the Mediterranean is only part of Europe’s Immigration challenge. The real issue is to choose between forcefully shutting the borders or allowing immigration and encouraging a generation of immigrants to adopt european values by integrating them into civil society.
After spending two days with Polish business people and politicians, one can not help but be impressed with what the Poles have achieved in the last 25 years in terms of economic growth and infrastructure development