David Shimer, Just Security

David Shimer

Just Security

New Haven, CT, United States

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Past articles by David:

Prepare for the Worst and Fight for the Best: A Citizen’s Guide to 2020 Electoral Interference

"Keeping in mind that one of the most effective ways to neutralize covert activity is to expose it, we hope that assessing Russia’s potential next moves will empower the electorate, lawmakers, and the media to prepare for a range of possible scenarios." → Read More

With Drone Deliveries on the Horizon, Europe Moves to Set Ground Rules

A former military airfield in Belgium will be used to test technology and help regulators set rules for delivery by unmanned flying devices. → Read More

Head of Far-Right German Party Cancels Oxford Trip

Alice Weidel, the leader of Alternative for Germany, cited security concerns after the announcement of her appearance drew plans for protests. → Read More

Oxford Roiled by Invitation to Far Right Politician

The Oxford Union, the famed debating society, has been taken to task for giving a platform to the leader of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany. → Read More

Yale’s Famed Whiffenpoofs Singing Group Admits First Woman

After almost 110 years, the “gentleman songsters off on a spree” have added a female tenor to the ranks. → Read More

Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness

With nearly 1,200 students signed up, a course that tells students how to lead more satisfying lives may be the largest in university history. → Read More

Gay Marriage Backers Celebrate in Germany: ‘We Don’t Need to Hide’

Marchers filled the streets of Berlin days after a marriage equality law was passed. Supporters say the next step is to change the Constitution. → Read More

Four Are Arrested in Theft of Giant Gold Coin From Berlin Museum

The arrests were made in the theft of the 221-pound “Big Maple Leaf” coin from the Bode Museum. The coin has probably been melted or shattered, the authorities said. → Read More

‘Everybody Went Totally Mad’: 2nd Night of Violence in Hamburg

Organizers of the main march said about 76,000 people were taking part, and tens of thousands of police officers were mobilized to keep watch. → Read More

Trump Says He Plans to Visit London, After All

No further details were forthcoming, but the president said he and Prime Minister Theresa May held “tremendous talks” on trade at the G-20 summit meeting. → Read More

Austria’s Top Court Upholds Seizing of Hitler’s Birthplace

Taking control of the building allows the government to prevent it from becoming a site for neo-Nazi activities, the court said. → Read More

German Parliament Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Lawmakers supported the bill after Chancellor Angela Merkel softened her resistance to the issue a few days ago. → Read More

Germany Encounters Surge in Crime by the Far Right

A list of arrest warrants included 462 right-wing offenders, showing a rise in extremism since the acceptance of nearly a million migrants and refugees in 2015. → Read More

Germany Wipes Slate Clean for 50,000 Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law

The parliament voted unanimously to void the convictions of those prosecuted under a law forbidding sex between men. The law was repealed in 1994. → Read More

Germany Raids Homes of 36 People Accused of Hateful Postings Over Social Media

The raids were part of a coordinated campaign across 14 states. Most cases concerned politically motivated right-wing incitement, police said. → Read More

Germany Arrests 36 Accused of Hateful Postings Over Social Media

The people were arrested in a coordinated campaign across 14 states. Most cases concerned politically motivated right-wing incitement, police said. → Read More

Gay Chechens, Attacked at Home, Find Doors Opening in Europe

Germany, Lithuania and France have all admitted refugees from Chechnya, the Russian region where gay men and lesbians are enduring a violent crackdown. → Read More

Lifting Up the Arts and Culture of Europe’s Roma in Berlin

The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture will feature the works of performers, artists and thinkers from Europe’s largest ethnic minority. → Read More