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it will replace the three stacks of barbed wire with a real fence.

That's no if: they are building a 4-metre wall. Which won't stop the smugglers any more than the one already standing at the Turkish-Greek border.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Tue Sep 1st, 2015 at 03:49:52 PM EST
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There is of course plenty of experience with more efficient fences and walls, but copying them would be a bit too embarassing, I guess.
by Katrin on Tue Sep 1st, 2015 at 04:23:36 PM EST
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Yes, I confused some news items.  

Another factor that doesn't help: a stagnating Eurozone. Tolerance is proportional to economic growth.

Schengen is toast!

by epochepoque on Tue Sep 1st, 2015 at 04:38:43 PM EST
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I was surprised you left this one off - in the UK at least it's pretty clear that this is the biggest factor.
by Metatone (metatone [a|t] gmail (dot) com) on Wed Sep 2nd, 2015 at 04:53:36 PM EST
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