Spring and Deluge: How popular uprisings in the Middle East exacerbated the migrant crisis

“We mustn’t be afraid of this ‘Arab spring’… sparks tremendous hope.” These were the words of Alain Juppé, former French Prime Minister and later Minister of Foreign and European Affairs. Juppé was the closing speaker for an “Arab Spring” symposium at the Arab World Institute in 2011, in which...

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