In the wake of the Nice attack, Italy and Germany increased security at their borders with France. Should Europe close its borders in the wake of continued terror attacks?\n\nWhy should borders be closed?\n\nThose in favor of closing borders are arguing that the climate in which Schengen was made (the agreement which opened borders in Europe) has changed. Refugees and economic immigrants are overwhelming an already stressed system. Schengen and the immigration process European countries have in place right now was not designed to find potential terrorists among thousands of refugees. The terror attacks in Europe is a symptom of a broken system that is allowing threats to infiltrate Europe.\n\nWhy the border should remain open?\n\nThose opposed to the idea say open borders creates a stronger and unified Europe. They argue that the continent is stronger together and should double its efforts to unify in trying times. Stricter borders will not stop terrorists—they’ll find a way in. Many of the people coming in are refugees and Europe should not turn its back on them, for obvious humanitarian reasons. Changing the way we conduct our lives, turning away from each other, is exactly what the terrorists want.\n\nWhat do you think? Should Europe close its borders?