Europe’s stark choice on migrants: spend billions in Turkey, or see migrant influx grow

Ask Syrian families camped out in the parks and metro stations of Istanbul why they are desperate to get to Europe, even to risk their lives doing so, and one word keeps cropping up: school.

Syrian Arab Sunnis, Kurds, Shia – they may be separated by faith or language, but the determination to give their children a future is one thing they all share.

They also increasingly share the view that there is no such future in either Syria or Turkey.

  • Censored_EG

    Europe is finished.

    • andycanuck

      Somewhat off-topic: So is the Telegraph.

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    Now it’s “For the Children”…please, give me a break..

  • Canadian

    Anyone buying this shit?

  • Rosenmops

    The most logical step – in terms of the EU’s internal politics and difficulties over migration rules – would be to fund proper facilities in the countries where refugees already are.

    Why should Europe be responsible in any way for these people? Let them sort themselves out.