Don’t miss the following NYT stories from this past week that relate closely to the themes of immigration, the European economic crisis, and current conflicts in Europe’s periphery:
- Immigrant Tensions: French Muslims say constant talk about banning veils has made them targets… More than 10 years after France passed its first anti-veil law
- European Non-Recovery: What’s more, the stimulus from a weak euro could prove only temporary. The euro is still down 11 percent compared with November
- Terrorism at Home and Abroad: Thomas Friedman on what policy options might work best. “We need a new motto for battling extremism in the Middle East. “Fighting terrorism” hasn’t worked so well.”
- Economic Pessimism from Paul Krugman: Despite good intentions on both sides, it is not certain that a deal will be reached between Greece and its creditors.