With a number of conflicts boiling on our doorstep and a wide region near Europe in turbulence and transition, providing a void for terrorist groups to roam unabated, the issue of security, and the debate on interventionism, are growing.
Moreover the Eurocrisis has forced our governments to cut budgets significantly, raising the question of how we can down-size the hefty military spending... but without compromising security.
Here you can find opinions and analysis by experts, as well as discussions by all of us, the European citizens, on all of these issues.
What are the challenges and the conflicts of the 21-st c. and how can we respond to them?
How can we make a leaner, more cost-effective military, without compromising security? Should the EU develop a common Security Force? If so, how can it be achieved?
domestic situation is highly unstable with terrorist attacks, increasing
economic problems, unemployment, clashes against the Kurds at its south-east
borders, tens of thousands of arrests that had as their …
Saudi Arabia is
said to be the world's largest source of funds and promoter of Islamic
Terrorism, Salafist, Wahhabi
Jihadism form the ideological
basis of Islamist terrorist groups such asal-Qaeda,Taliban…
The current attacks, have, subsequently, placed each and every citizen questioning whether there is a fine line between interesting times, and destructive times, questioning our own values, ideas, and raison d’etre, for if we fail to ensure the security of European citizens, then post 1945, have we actually succeeded, or just prolonged the curse of war on this continent?
On the 8th March 2015 Jean-Claud Juncker, the President of the European Commission, made an appeal and revived a 50 year old idea of creating an EU army as a response to the rising threat of Russia in the East
17 July 2014, 12:14, flight MH17 of Malaysia Airlines leaves Schiphol airport in Amsterdam to set course to Kuala Lumpur with a Boeing 777. On board are 298 passengers most of them on their way to a holiday destination in Southeast Asia. Regrettably, the plane never arrives.