Should the EU subsidise Israeli security?
The inclusion of Israel in the European Security Research Programme undermines the EU’s commitment to even-handedness in the Middle East.
Appeared in print on 17.03.2010
Since the European Community began funding research in 1984, both the amount of funding available and the range of topics on offer have steadily increased (the latest framework programme, FP7, has a seven-year budget of €53 billion). So has the participation of researchers from outside the EU in collaborative projects.