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Refugees Held on Greek Island Wonder About Their Future

Men lounge on concrete slabs a few meters from the barbed-wire-topped chain-link fence that surrounds this center in Lesbos, Greece. It was once a refugee camp. But now the inhabitants are more like inmates, unable to leave if they chose to. Police watch passers-by warily, occasionally shooing away the occasional journalist or aid worker who stays too long.   I say “good evening” in Arabic as I walk by one group. At least five young men jump up, eager to talk, despite my limited...

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