Profiling the Dead of Barcelona

Profiling the Dead of Barcelona

As has been frequently the case in previous terrorist attacks, Thursday’s deaths in Barcelona were of the world and not Spain only. That is not by accident. Most of the places that Islamic terrorists have targeted have been cosmopolitan cities and symbols of Western culture. Las Ramblas, a series of streets in Barcelona, are typically […]

Macron and Merkel Discuss Significant Changes to Schengen

Berlin and Paris want stricter controls on the flow of migrants. They will have to come up with a new regime for the Schengen area by November 1st in order to get them.

Macron and Merkel Discuss Significant Changes to Schengen

France, with the support of Germany, has a plan to rewrite the Euro-area Schengen area rules. Because the current exceptions granted by Brussels for ‘temporary controls in exceptional circumstances’ expire in November and can no longer be renewed, time is of the essence. Paris and Berlin – plus the other countries that are ready to support […]

EU pushing ahead in support of open science

EU pushing ahead in support of open science

April saw lots of activity on the open science front in the European Union. On April 19, the European Commission officially announced its plans to create an “Open Science Cloud”. Accompanying this initiative, the Commission stated it will require that scientific data produced by projects under Horizon 2020(Europe’s €80 billion science funding program) be made openly available by default. […]