Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Middle Eastern response to EU Syrian refugee policy.
Stricter EU migration policies have triggered mixed responses from Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, where most of the 5 million refugees who have fled the Syrian conflict now live. On the one hand, they have tightened border control and are seeking opportunities for repatriation. On the other, there are opportunities for lucrative agreements with international donors aimed at managing the refugee crisis within the region.