Lara Jakes

diplomatic correspondent for the New York Times

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Deputy managing editor of news for Foreign Policy magazine

Lara Jakes on KCRW

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The ongoing migrant crisis and economic stagnation in Europe has boosted the popularity of some right-wing, anti-immigrant political parties.

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