Understanding Europe's Refugee Crisis: An International Town Hall

November 03, 2015

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Syrian Refugees

Women and children among Syrian refugees striking at the platform of Budapest Keleti railway station.


Mstyslav Chernov via Wikimedia Commons

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has been both lauded and vilified for offering to absorb nearly a million refugees, and many have asked whether Germany and the EU as a whole can properly support and assimilate so many. 

In this special hour of America Abroad, we team up with Zocalo Public Square for a LIVE town hall event, bringing together audiences in New York and Berlin, Germany, to discuss the refugee crisis and what it means for Europe.

Moderating the discussion are veteran public radio host and reporter Jacki Lyden and Reuters Global News Editor Alessandra Galloni.

Featured guests include: