The British government is frustrated by the other 27 E.U. member states' tough line on Brexit. The British press thought that the European Union would soften its position at the recent Salzburg summit of E.U. heads of government.
By John Ubaldi
Contributor, In Homeland Security
The mass migration of refugees streaming from the Middle East, Afghanistan and North Africa have put a wedge into the European Union as what to do with this mass influx of migrants seeking a better a life.
The vast majority of these asylum seekers are coming from Syria and Iraq, with around seven million coming from both countries, fleeing the ongoing civil war and attacks by ISIS.
By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took to Twitter on Monday to declare that a deal with the P5+1 over Iran’s nuclear program was finally reached – only to delete that particular tweet in short order.
By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security
Germany’s Parliament is getting ready to review the NSA with a Parliamentary inquiry. Both Britain and the U.S. are threatening to discontinue sharing intelligence with Germany as a result. This ‘threat’ has not been verified. However, with tensions as they are and a crisis meeting to discuss intelligence in Germany’s intelligence sharing, the threat may be genuine.
By Anthony Kimery, Editor-in-Chief, and Kylie Bull, Managing Editor
Homeland Security Today
Special to In Homeland Security
Given the nature of the deadly attack on the Paris-based Charlie Hebdo newspaper offices last week, US counterterrorism intelligence sources told Homeland Security Today on condition of anonymity that there's been what they described as “pretty actionable" intelligence in various forms