Letters

The European Muddle and Other Matters

Sir: Several articles (O’Sullivan, Murray, and Martin-Jones) in the December edition touched on the unfolding muddle in Europe. I happened to be in Europe in September when the migration wave was reaching its crescendo, as Chancellor Merkel announced an open door and the media was in full flight. I use the word migration deliberately. Other publications (the Economist and Time, for example) in their breakdown of figures of source countries demonstrate that Syria is only a small source nation (others ranged from as far as Afghanistan and sub-Saharan Africa). Virtually none of the great mass of people arriving in Europe…

Subscribe to get access to all online articles

Digital Subscription

$68/ YR

Get the latest ideas from Australia’s most insightful writers.

Subscribe

  • Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Printed & Digital Subscription

$87/ YR

For avid readers of leading ideas
from Australia’s brightest.

Subscribe

  • Printed & Digital Subscription includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  •  
  •  

Quadrant Patron

$300/ YR

Show your support for Australia’s
most open minded publication.

Subscribe

  • Quadrant Patron includes
  • Online editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • Printed editions of Quadrant Magazine
  • iPad ready PDF
  • Access to Quadrant Archives
  • All new editions of Quadrant Books
  • Exclusive invitations to Quadrant Dinners, book launches and events.