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Security at Schiphol Airport at Risk Due to High Workload

Abstract – Because of understaffing and a high workload, the Dutch Military Police has trouble securing Schiphol Airport. Terrorist threats have forced military police from all over the country to help out. “We can not keep this up much longer,” says Ton de Zeeuw, chairman of the union for Military …

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Euromil News

NATO’s Warsaw Summit

On 8 and 9 July 2016, the Heads of State and Government of the 29 NATO member states came together in Warsaw. Given the deteriorating security situation in Europe’s neighbourhood as well as the internal challenges the Allies are facing, the summit was expected to take landmark decisions leading the …

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Euromil News

Ethics in Counter-Terrorism

From 23 to 25 May 2016 the International Society for Military Ethics in Europe (Euro-ISME) organised its 6th Annual Conference in the Akershus Fortress in Oslo. The event, entitled “Ethics in Counter-Terrorism”, was organised in cooperation with the Norwegian Military Staff College and the Norwegian Military Chaplaincy. In previous decades, …

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Euromil News

Seeking the Political Holy Grail

Two issues dominated the international political agenda during the last months: The migration flow and its influence on the Schengen zone as well as the terrorist threats we are facing all over Europe these days. No ideal and hundred percent effective solutions! Looking back to the recent European Council decisions …

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We Need More Soldiers

Abstract – CS union representatives express the urgent need for more colleagues in the Danish defence, not only in the army, but also in the navy and the air force. A critical look taken by CS reveals that the numbers confirm the warning. The original text is available hereunder and …

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Euromil News

2016 – Still Young but Already Promising

Although we are still at the beginning of 2016, it looks already promising. Important steps towards the creation of united European armed forces At European level, the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first semester 2016 had a promising start. After only one month, on …

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EUROMIL & EuroCOP HDIM 2015 side event

The Right of Association within the Security Sector In the framework of the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), EUROMIL, together with EuroCOP, will organise a side event on the “Right of Association within the Security Sector” on 23 September 2015 in Warsaw. “The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), Europe’s …

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A Soldier is not a Police Officer

Based on an economicist idea, and that of international criminal activity, drug traffic and terrorism deserve a more energetic, qualified and efficient combat. Defence has been advanced to entrust the internal security to the armed forces. In the first place, it should be assured that the armed forces in Portugal …

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