Das Drängen der Amerikaner auf den TTIP-Abschluss hat handfeste Gründe: US-Banken fürchten, von europäischen Gerichten wegen der Schulden-Krise belangt zu werden. Sie haben vielen europäischen Kommunen und Unternehmen dubiose Spekulationsgeschäfte angedreht. Nun klagen viele Europäer – und die Amerikaner setzen zum Frontalangriff auf das europäische Rechtssystem an. Source: Deutsche Wirtschefts Nachrichten
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The Defense Ministry plans to introduce a land-based Aegis missile defense system to respond to North Korea’s missile threats and will seek funding in the next fiscal year to cover system design costs, a government source said Wednesday.
Bulgaria has decided to increase its border security measures in order to prevent illegal migration from Turkey, Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said in an interview published on Thursday. Source: Daily Sabah
Austria is sending soldiers to stop migrants coming from Italy, while Bulgaria has said the EU should “defend” its borders by “force of arms”. Austria said it would deploy 70 soldiers, but no armoured vehicles, at the Brenner Pass to Italy on Thursday (17 August). Source: Euobserver