What Does Defending Europe Mean?

On the basis of the Slovenian refugee policy Slavoj Žižek makes visible that Europe’s double standard on refugees, exposed yet again by the war in Ukraine, is morally deaf and geopolitically dumb. He shows that the obscene truth of this policy is: Europe must defend itself from non-Europe. Slavoj Žižek outlines that this approach will be catastrophic for Europe in the ongoing global struggle for geopolitical influence. He also argues that, the best way Europe can defend itself is to persuade other countries that it can offer them better choices than Russia or China can.

Read the article in English: https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/europe-unequal-treatment-of-refugees-exposed-by-ukraine-by-slavoj-zizek-2022-03

in German: https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/europe-unequal-treatment-of-refugees-exposed-by-ukraine-by-slavoj-zizek-2022-03/german