“Talk of realism all too easily becomes an excuse for failing to explore options and avenues for action. It is one thing to be realistic about needing to work with China on climate change. There is no alternative. It is a different matter altogether to insist that you have to deal with Sisi and his ilk because Europe cannot deal with the migration problem. That is Europe’s choice. It is not realism so much as a humiliating failure of democratic governance.”
Han har fuldstændig ret. Og situationen vil kun blive værre i takt med Europas udsalg af basale demokratisk værdier og fraværet af fælleseuropæisk solidaritet.