Tag: Security

NATO’s Role in the Refugee Crisis: Building Bridges with the EU

Nina Græger The activities that NATO has undertaken to address the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean focus on intelligence and surveillance, and are designed to complement the efforts of the EU and Turkey, writes Nina Græger. She argues that the operation builds on years of informal cooperation between the EU and NATO, and that the …

How Long Can France’s State of Emergency Last?

Emile Chabal France’s state of emergency in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks has been predominately intended as a measure of public reassurance, writes Emile Chabal. He suggests that current efforts to enshrine the state of emergency provisions into the French constitution ignore its ineffectiveness and its problematic colonial origins. Triomphe of the Police, …