The Global Compact for Migration leaves out ten percent of all international migrants. Continue reading A ‘Global Compact for Most Migration’
More important than the moral standing of smugglers is the demand that many of them respond to:exiting danger and entering safety. Continue reading Batman in Vienna: choosing how to confront migrant smuggling
In early 2015 there was a spike in new stories about ‘trafficking’ related to migration. But most of the stories described events that had little to do with trafficking. They described smuggling of migrants, primarily across the Mediterranean. Does it … Continue reading Why ‘trafficking’ is in the news for the wrong reasons
The European Union has made it clear that bombs were not part of the plan for war against people smuggling after all. “No one is thinking of bombing,” said Federica Mogherini, EU foreign policy chief, yesterday. The alleged plans for bombing … Continue reading What would have been new about bombing migrant boats?