Category Archives: Belgium

BELGIUM — €10bn Missing From Gaddafi Frozen Accounts [UPDATE III : Belgian FM Lied to Libyan Authorities]

“There remains a little less than 5 billion euros on the four accounts opened at Euroclear Bank SA.” Denis Goeman — Spokesman from Brussels’ prosecutor’s office “Making the interest and other earnings freely available to the Libyan Investment Authority is … Continue reading

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City of Spies — Hellish Week for Belgian Spooks

“Is Belgian military intelligence up to the job? There is talk of ‘different cultures”‘and civilian and military staff struggling to work together.  Meanwhile efforts are being made to implement a major reform plan that should put an end to the … Continue reading

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City of Spies — Brussels Restaurant Owner : “No Spooks in My Place!”

“Brussels has now overtaken Vienna when it comes to the density of so-called intelligence services from outside the EU.” Peter Gridling — Head of Austria’s domestic intelligence agency (June 2018) “The EEAS does not comment on issues relating to leaked information. … Continue reading

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Belgium — Counterintelligence Chief Accused of Spying for Russia

“If Clement Vandenborre is proved to have worked for Russia, it would be the biggest spy scandal since Herman Simm, an Estonian defence ministry official, was convicted of Russian espionage in Tallinn in 2009.” Andrew Rettman — EU Observer (February 15 … Continue reading

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City of Spies — EEAS : “Hundreds of Chinese Spies in Brussels”

Perhaps, the most puzzling part of the [Belgian Intelligence Services] report is what it does not mention. Although most countries are extremely concerned about China investments in their Telecom infrastructure, the Belgian report is silent on this issue. Why, on … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago — Former Belgian Prime Minister Kidnapped by Haemers Gang (January 14 1989)

“Trop is te veel en te veel is trop.” (“Too many is too much and too much is too many.”) Paul Vanden Boeynants’ most famous expression On January 14 1989, former Belgian Prime Minister Paul Vanden Boeynants was kidnapped by members of … Continue reading

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5G — Belgian Politicians Welcome Chinese Spies… And Trash Environmental Laws

“Perhaps, the most puzzling part of the Belgian Intelligence Services report is what it does not mention. Although most countries are extremely concerned about China investments in their Telecom infrastructure, the Belgian report is silent on this issue. Why, on … Continue reading

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Belgium — Philippe Moureaux, Scumbag Mayor of Molenbeek, Has Died (12 April 1939 – 15 December 2018)

“In an open letter addressed to Moureaux, ten employees of American advertising agency BBDO  cited over 150 attacks on their staff by locals as principal reason for their departure.  As a result, serious questions have been raised about governance, security, and … Continue reading

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Belgium — Chinese Espionage Is Clear and Present Danger [UPDATE : Huawei under Investigation]

“Unlike the Cold War, it’s about who is going to be the global leader – first with the biggest economy, and out of that will come political influence. But then secondarily – who is the most innovative economy and creating … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — EUROPOL : Islamic State to Step up Attacks on European Targets (UPDATE)

“We have to be vigilant, since the threat posed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) and returning foreign fighters is likely to persist in the coming years. These people are trained to use explosives and firearms and they have been … Continue reading

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