The World From Berlin 'Tens of Thousands More Could Soon Make Their Way to Europe'

The mass influx of migrants to Italy's Lampedusa island following the popular uprising in Tunisia is fast becoming a problem for all of Europe. German editorialists argue Tuesday that the EU is now paying the price for years of silence and tacit support for North Africa's despots.
Tunisians line up outside an immigrant detention center on Lampedusa on Monday.

Tunisians line up outside an immigrant detention center on Lampedusa on Monday.

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Photo Gallery: The Flood After the Revolution
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Photo Gallery: The Flood After the Revolution

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David Crossland