Due to international tensions, the current summer has been labelled as the “summer of crisis”. Politicians have responded through a language of borders, but the question arises whether such discourse is suitable to denominate contemporary conflicts.
"For, only if we can constitute the EU as a proper union of sovereign Member Peoples, will the EU be able to rest on the shoulders of its 500 million citizens, instead of on those of 28 heads of governments", argues Armin Cuyvers in his thesis.
Our minister of Safety and Justice sent a letter to Parliament with several far reaching proposals, including the possibility to hack computers in foreign countries in order to gather evidence. This can lead to interesting cross-border legal issues.