Former Danish defense minister prosecuted for leaking state secrets

Claus Hjort Frederiksen (center), then Danish Defense Minister, in Copenhagen in April 2019. CLAUS BECH / AFP This is the latest twist in a disastrous affair for the small world of Danish espionage. Friday January 14, the former Minister of Defense, the liberal Claus Hjort Frederiksen, in office from June 2016 to November 2019, confirmed … Read more

Defense, the play and super Melli: this Milan can dream of Berlin

The Barcelona company relaunches the great certainties on which Messina is building the race for the second consecutive Final Four: Europe’s third bunker, the Delaney-Rodriguez duo and the impact of the blue captain who changed the face of Olimpia A company that shakes Europe and relaunches Milan’s prices after the difficult weeks of storm-Covid. In … Read more

European defense: “The community system is not a threat to sovereignty, but a means of preserving it”

Tribune. One of the main markers of Emmanuel Macron’s five-year term will undoubtedly be Europeanism. The speeches made and the symbols used by the President of the Republic on the subject of Europe were daring, from the evening of his electoral inauguration, on May 7, 2017, at the Louvre, when he appeared in front of … Read more

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Israeli Defense Minister

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz discussed Tuesday, December 28 in the evening of “Security and economy” during a meeting held, according to the Israeli press, in Israel, the first in years. “I met tonight [mardi] Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. We discussed the implementation of economic and civil measures, and … Read more

The Russian Supreme Court dissolves the NGO Memorial, pillar of the defense of freedoms in the country

An activist from the human rights NGO Memorial, whose sign reads “We will always live”, is arrested in front of the Russian Supreme Court in Moscow on December 28, 2021. EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA / REUTERS The decision was awaited and scrutinized abroad. The Russian Supreme Court announced, Tuesday, December 28, the liquidation of the NGO Memorial, … Read more

Log4j: the Belgian Ministry of Defense victim of a cyberattack

IT security experts were right to fear the Log4Shell security flaw, made public on December 10. Six days later, hackers took advantage of this vulnerability to paralyze part of the computer networks of the Belgian defense ministry, as a spokesperson for the French Ministry of Defense told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Tuesday (December 21). army, … Read more

Two goals scored in 2 months: Juve have had the best defense since November. Yet it is not enough

In the last seven games Allegri has not conceded a goal five times, the two goals against Atalanta and Venice cost dearly. Because the problem is on the other side of the field: “We still have to improve a lot in construction, in the way we attack,” says De Ligt Massimiliano Allegri is certainly not … Read more

Covid-19: booster dose, border controls, tests before the holidays … government leads in view of the health defense council

The Prime Minister, Jean Castex, in the vaccination center of Parc Chanot, in Marseille, on December 13, 2021. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP New turn of the screw in sight. A health defense council is scheduled for Friday, December 17, afternoon, at the Elysee Palace, around Emmanuel Macron. An urgently scheduled meeting, Wednesday, December 15, in … Read more

A beetle chemical defense gland offers clues about how complex organs evolve

Journal Reference: Adrian Brückner, Jean M. Badroos, Robert W. Learsch, Mina Yousefelahiyeh, Sheila A. Kitchen, Joseph Parker. Evolutionary assembly of cooperating cell types in an animal chemical defense system. Cell, 2021; 184 (25): 6138 DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.11.014 “These beetles are fantastic models for understanding how new kinds of ecological relationships emerge during evolution through changes at … Read more

In Europe, the common defense has run out of funding

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (left) and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell at a meeting of foreign ministers in Riga on December 1, 2021. ROMAN KOKSAROV / AP The military spending of European countries is increasing, but these increasing budgets do not benefit the common defense. This is what emerges from the … Read more