Is Schengen dead? Or just pining for the fjords?

They are solving for the equilibrium, so to speak:

Germany is reinstating controls at its borders with Austria as Europe’s top economy struggles to cope with a record influx of refugees, according to media reports.

Passport checks had been abolished for countries within Europe’s Schengen zone, but the decision to bring back controls is expected to be announced by Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere at a press conference on Sunday evening.

Bild newspaper cited security sources as saying that the state government in Bavaria had asked the federal police to help deal with the task. The newspaper said the federal police would send 2,100 officers to Bavaria to help it secure its borders.

Here is the technological shock.  Here is my earlier post on Germany and the backlash.  Here is my earlier post on the moral regression of Syria.  Put those all together and mix…


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