An upsurge in terror attacks across Europe since 2015 has catapulted security to the top of the political agenda. Paris, Nice, Berlin, Brussels, London and other cities have been hit as governments grapple with the new reality. Can Europe combine an open society with protecting its citizens?
Washington and Brussels have both proposed solutions to facilitate cross-border access to data for law enforcement officials, but the issue has stirred up a hornet's nest.
1 month ago
French President Emmanuel Macron has called for reform of the Schengen system, which currently involves 26 countries: 22 EU countries, plus non-EU Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
3 months ago
The imminent fall of the Islamic State's caliphate in Iraq and Syria has left many countries grappling with what to do with jihadists who want to return.
4 months ago
EU countries agree to intensify the fight against anti-Semitism and boost security for Jews throughout Europe, adopting a declaration acknowledging hatred against Jews "remains widespread".
6 months ago
EU ministers raise concerns about whether citizens' rights are protected in a bill aimed at speeding up investigators' access to email and other digital evidence.
6 months ago
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