With countries neighbouring Syria and Iraq already inundated with refugees fleeing the Syrian conflict, the atrocities and massacres committed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State terrorist organisation have led to a new wave of refugees. These people are here to stay, says Steffen Angenendt. He consequently urges Europe to demonstrate more financial solidarity and to develop migration and foreign policies that address the long-term situation.

What are today's emergencies in the context of the Middle East crises and conflicts?

The crisis…