21 Jun 2018

UK releases Brexit residency rules for EU citizens

The UK has released plans for one of the most contentious elements of Brexit, the residency rules for EU citizens. The new system details the options for the over 3 million EU citizens currently residing in the country and promises to make an easy transition to residency under the new

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20 Jun 2018

Merkel, Macron announce landmark EU deal

Under the deal, the EU will create a single eurozone budget for investment and the promotion of economic convergence within its 19 member states. The bill also covered banking provisions and immigration, with Merkel and Macron announcing efforts for greater solidarity among EU states to coordinate European responses and reduce

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15 Jun 2018

EU develops common strategy for illicit weapons reduction

Addressing the threats posed by terrorism, organized crime, and others, the EU has adopted a strategy to combat illicit firearms, small arms and light weapons. The strategy document establishes objectives and measures that it will implement, as well as the roles of governments, police bodies, and polities responsible for the

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15 Jun 2018

EU legislature report on defense reaffirming NATO, UK ties, and common EU defense

In spite of the tense G7 summit, the European Parliament produced a large report acknowledging the US’s key position in NATO and European security. It also emphasizes continued and strong defense ties with the UK following Brexit. The report was adopted just ahead of the NATO summit upcoming in July,

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07 Jun 2018

Foreign crime and professional criminals responsible for a growing share of arrests in Denmark

The percentage of crimes committed in Denmark by persons not living in the country has risen from 2 to 10%, including 25% of thefts and 20% of burglary. This increase has been attributed mostly to Romania and Bulgaria’s entry into the EU in 2007. Statistics like these, and the open-border

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29 Apr 2018

A multi-dimensional approach to disinformation

The report of the European Union independent High level Group on fake news and online disinformation has been released.  In the report, the experts convened argue that a broad societal understanding of misinformation tactics, beyond just the realm of just fake news. “When tackling disinformation online, four principles under- lie

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05 Sep 2013

A Square Peg in a Round Hole? Turkey’s Fledgling Bid for EU Candidacy

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