The Interview

'The refugee crisis was for Europe what 9/11 was for the United States'

Ivan Krastev is the chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He is an expert on European affairs and has received much acclaim for his latest book, "After Europe." He tells FRANCE 24 why he believes the refugee crisis was a turning point for Europe, whether Brussels can help solve the Catalan crisis, and why he doesn’t believe Brexit will be repeated.