Sea-Watch 3, the last rescue ship operating in the central Mediterranean saved 47 people from a rubber dinghy, off the coast of Libya, on Jan. 19. (Photo by Felix Weiss for Sea-Watch).

Sea-Watch 3 standoff shows how far Europe will go to keep out refugees

The rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has struggled to find a European nation willing to take 47 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean.
Feb 20, 2019

“Voluntary colonialism” is the West’s anti-immigration strategy

Opinion: Is colonialism ever voluntary? Western countries propose “voluntary colonialism” amid anti-immigrant sentiment.
Jan 8, 2019

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]
Mar 11, 2018
A girl goes with her mother to vote for the European Parliament elections in 2014. Most young Europeans we asked said they're watching the U.S. election closely and say it will impact their lives. (Photo from Flickr by Enrique Balenzategui Arbizu)

Young Europeans eye U.S. election as crucial test for democracy

Young Europeans we asked said American elections still matter because American values like democracy and multiculturalism still matter.
Nov 4, 2016

Britain votes to leave EU

The Leave campaign was driven by concerns over immigration, loss of sovereignty and remote rule from Brussels.
Jun 23, 2016

British lawmaker fatally shot; EU referendum campaigns suspended

Jo Cox was a rising star in the Labour Party and an advocate for Britain remaining in the European Union. The motive for the attack was not yet known.
Jun 16, 2016

Migrant smugglers offer passage to Italy after Turkey deal to shut route to Greece

After Turkey struck an agreement with the EU to return migrants and refugees who cross illegally to Greece, smugglers started offering trips to Italy.
Apr 1, 2016

Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks

European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration — much of it from Syria — as thousands make their way to Germany.
Aug 31, 2015