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Europe: Not Just a Migrant Crisis

Anisa Mehdi
Board of Contributors
Apr 16, 2016 | 13:00 GMT
Refugees protest at the Greece-Macedonia border, calling for it to be reopened.

Refugees protest at the Greece-Macedonia border, calling for it to be reopened.

(DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Fear is mounting as immigration and terrorism swell. Hospitality may seem dangerous, costly and counterintuitive to government leaders and homeowners because many immigrants come from the same place as the people responsible for blowing up the Bataclan theater and Brussels Airport. Many practice the same faith. But it is clear that as refugees and victims of terrorism flood into Europe, the Continent's citizens face an existential choice: to extend a hand of friendship to strangers or not. ...

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