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E.g., 03/25/2017

MPI Commentaries

MPI Commentaries

Commentary
March 2017
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou and Natalia Banulescu-Bogdan

The failure of Geert Wilders’ right-wing, anti-Islam Freedom Party (PVV) to become the top vote-getter in the Dutch parliamentary elections is being hailed as proof of the limits of anti-Muslim rhetoric and even the “waning” of the appeal of right-wing populism. But as this commentary explores, a closer reading leads one to a more nuanced interpretation of the results and the recognition that Wilders will remain a major force.

Commentary
March 2017
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou

While the chaos of 2015 has abated, the conditions that fuelled huge spontaneous flows of asylum seekers and migrants to Europe have not changed. Europe faces a fundamental governance test that is undermining the legitimacy of both national and European institutions and, more directly, the integrity of management structures of Member States most affected by spontaneous migration. This commentary by Demetrios Papademetriou explores the challenges and way forward.

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February 2017
By Elizabeth Collett
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January 2017
By Kathleen Newland and T. Alexander Aleinikoff
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September 2016
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By Hanne Beirens and Paul Clewett
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By Kathleen Newland

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