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Life After Schengen: What a Europe With Borders Would Look Like

  • Paris killings spur calls for tighter internal border controls
  • Truckers wait, and wait, on France's border with Luxembourg
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Paying for Europe's Border Control

Continental Europeans have gone so long -- two decades -- without internal border controls that the younger generation doesn’t know what life is like with them. For a glimpse of the past, and the fortress mentality setting in after the Paris terrorist attacks, look no further than France’s frontier with Luxembourg.

Five days after the Paris murder spree, the highway into Luxembourg resembled a truck parking lot, with a two-hour wait as the police stopped and, occasionally, searched.