BMS Senior Fellow Doğukan Doğu wrote about what the NATO presence in the Mediterranean would mean for the European Union.

EU Needs NATO in the Mediterranean

Why the EU needs NATO on the Mediterranean Sea rather than the Aegean Sea? The increasing number of Mediterranean refugees in the last few years...
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Migrant Hostages: A Lucrative Business in Turkey

Last week’s discovery of 96 Pakistani and Afghan migrants who had spent a month chained in an Istanbul basement was met with reactions of shock...
Emre Eren Korkmaz, in this opinion paper, emphasis upon the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the growing sustainability policies.

How Might AI Transform Corporate Sustainability Policies?

Rapid technological development in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has triggered a growing debate about its ethical, political and legal implications for our...
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Blockchain for Refugees: Great Hopes, Deep Concerns

Blockchain has been much in the news lately thanks to the speculative cryptocurrency market. It is increasingly being touted as something of a magic...
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“Children Are the Future”: Childhood Studies in Migration

With the UN Convention for the Rights of the Child and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, all children – all girls and boys...
The article explains why a Turkish-style replicated deal cannot be effective in the EU-Africa cooperation aiming to curb the migrant flows.

Why the Replicated Deal Won’t Work in Africa

The EU has been trying to develop a robust plan to stem the tide of irregular migration that threatens European security at a large...
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Migration Flows and Rising Far Right: Challenges for EU

After the Arab Spring, chaos engulfed the Mediterranean region. Vast amounts of immigrants from destabilized countries like Libya and Syria tried to cross the...
This article unveils the story of Europe’s complicity with Libyan warlords in prolonging both the suffering of migrants and the chaos in Libya.

Politicization of the Refugee Crisis: Europe’s Dangerous Game

Intro  With terrorism and immigration being portrayed as two sides of the same coin, the refugee crisis has been dealt with as a threat to...
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Why the Greek Council of State Decision Won’t Pave the Way for Forcible Returns

Intro The Greek Council of State decision of 22 September 2017 is strongly politically charged. Greece is acting on behalf of the entire EU, so...
"Turkey is also your home. I believe that among you there are some who want to become citizens of Turkey." Tayyip Erdogan said.

Erdogan’s Move: Giving Citizenship to Syrians

Turkey signed the 1951 Geneva Convention, which defines the status and rights of refugees. With this decree, Ankara retains a geographic limitation to the...

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