The Associated Press quotes Vice President for European Union and Special Initiatives Frances G. Burwell on the European Union’s approach to the Syrian refugee crisis:

“The EU is still very much in formation,” said Frances G. Burwell, vice president for the European Union at the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank. “And the lack of a central authority is keenly felt.”

She likened the situation to putting a number of U.S. governors in a room and telling them to deal with a large-scale influx of immigrants from Latin America.

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