Justice & home affairs

Marketplace: Turkey — EU tensions threaten refugee deal

Rem Korteweg
22 August 2016
"The migrant deal was ill-advised from the outset. It was a deal with a leader who was already backsliding on human rights and democracy before the post-coup purge," said Rem Korteweg of the Centre for European Reform.

A death foretold

18 August 2016
The Mark News
The worst refugee crisis since World War II, a seemingly never-ending string of terrorist attacks, and the rise of populism across Europe threaten to bring the Schengen area down.

Channel 4 News: Sturgeon's Brexit warning

25 July 2016
Charles Grant talked to Channel 4 News about the the possible consequences of Brexit for border controls in Northern Ireland and Scotland's hopes of remaining in the EU.
(Sturgeon's Brexit warning - from 01.47) 

Colin and Matthew look into the current state of France after the recent terror attacks

16 July 2016
Camino Mortera-Martinez talks to Share Radio in the wake of the terror attack in Nice, and on the potential effects in France.

Don’t panic! Turkey won’t be joining the EU anytime soon

Rem Korteweg
16 June 2016
The Spectator
The Leave campaign sees the EU-Turkey accession talks as a reason to drum up fears about migration. In fact, it is a red herring.
How Britain may leave the EU and end up with just as many immigrants

How Britain may leave the EU and end up with just as many immigrants

08 June 2016
The Times
Suppose the British decide for Brexit. About 70 per cent of MPs in the House of Commons favour Remain. That doesn’t mean that MPs would ignore the referendum result.
Cómo salvar Schengen

Cómo salvar Schengen

04 June 2016
El Pais
La EU ha perdido el control de sus fronteras. Schengen, el acuerdo que abolió los controles fronterizos en 26 países europeos, está a punto de derrumbarse.

CER podcast: Five questions on the implications of a Brexit for EU Justice and Home Affairs policies

18 May 2016
In the third episode of a series of podcasts on the implications of a Brexit for the EU, Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) research fellow Camino Mortera-Martinez explains the consequences of a Brexit for EU JHA policies.
The collapse of Schengen would have only two winners: Terrorists and populist parties

The collapse of Schengen would have only two winners: Terrorists and populist parties

05 May 2016
The Telegraph
Unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers making their way into Europe have led some member states to close their borders.

The reckless return of migrants to Turkey is a dangerous time for Europe

05 April 2016
The Independent
Ankara has not managed to shut down migration flows in the past, and there is nothing to prevent the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, asking for more concessions.

UCL European Institute: John Springford on migration in the Brexit debate

31 March 2016
John Springford, senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform on the economic and trade implications of free movement, and the role of migration in the referendum on Britain's EU membership.

BBC World News: EU-Turkey migrant deal

17 March 2016
Clara Marina O'Donnell fellow Sophia Besch talks to BBC World News on the EU-Turkey deal negotiations at the European Council summit yesterday.

CER podcast: Emergency EU Turkey summit

09 March 2016
Sophia Besch talks to the CER's JHA expert Camino Mortera-Martinez about the details of this week's migration summit deal and broader implications for the sustainability of Schengen.

BBC World News: EU migrant crisis

25 February 2016
Ian Bond talks to BBC World News on Europe's migrants crisis.

Taking security seriously in the age of global terror

22 December 2015
The Wall Street Journal
As terrorists slip across borders and hide on the Internet, Europe and America must learn to share intelligence better.

The policy failures masked by scapegoating migrants

09 December 2015
Financial Times
By focusing on ‘welfare tourism’, the government has deflected criticism of its policies, writes Simon Tilford.

Judy Asks: Will the refugee crisis destroy the EU?

Rem Korteweg
23 September 2015
Carnegie Europe
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

The European walled-garden: What's the root cause? what's the solution?

14 September 2015
Open democracy
The EU expanded eastwards during the 90s and 00s did just the kind of thing we wanted: it was a force for openness that was making concrete policy to weaken the grip of the exlcuisve nation-stage.

Por qué Europa sí necesita de los inmigrantes?

09 September 2015
El Tiempo
Además, no todos se quedarán. Casi la mitad vienen de los Balcanes y esos, en principio, serán devueltos a sus países. A corto plazo, supondrá un costo.

As the migrant crisis intensifies, is this the beginning of the end of Europe's Schengen area?

04 September 2015
City A.M
Alan Mendoza, executive director of the Henry Jackson Society, says Yes and Camino Mortera, a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, says No