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 14th – 21st November

Europe did little to help Syrians, now it wants to do less – 16/11/2014 – Your Middle East

When the Arab Spring first kicked in, the EU’s “democracy promotion” was put to test. Years after words still haven’t matched actions. As the conflict in Syria escalated, Brussels did not mobilize its resources to help bring an end to the conflict, nor did it organize a humane migration scheme. In his opening statement, Jean-Claude Juncker, the new president of the European Commission, noted in regard to the Middle East that the EU “cannot be satisfied with how our common foreign policy is working at the moment.”

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