Category Archives: Belgium

Brussels, Den of Spies — The European Capital is a playground for spies

“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) “Belgium may seem an unlikely destination for a Chinese agent. In … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Paris Attacks (November 13 2015) [2019]

“The Paris attacks prompted intense scrutiny of ineffective and convoluted governance in Belgium, where a vast majority of the attackers had ties.” New York Times (December 24 2016) “We must accept to live with the idea that other attacks are … Continue reading

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20 Years Ago — Belgium Most Wanted Fehriye Erdal Is Arrested [September 26 1999]

“Justice Minister Laurette Onkelinx and Interior Minister Patrick Dewael survived a storm of criticism over the disappearance of Turkish militant Fehriye Erdal during a Parliament debate on Monday night. (…) Questioned how it was possible that Erdal was allowed to … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Belgian Diplomat Accused of Helping Russia : “Stirred, not Shaken”

“During one of the phone calls we listened to, he (Oswald Gantois) said himself that he had played too much James Bond but that every diplomat must be a bit of a spy.” Ann Fransen — Belgian federal prosecutor ‘I never … Continue reading

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Belgium — World Top Arms Dealer Sentenced to 4 Years. Not Jailed for Now. [UPDATE : BELGA News Agency Launches Disinformation Campaign]

“The reason I’ll be released is the same reason you think I’ll be convicted. I do rub shoulders with some of the most vile, sadistic men calling themselves leaders today. But some of these men are the enemies of your … Continue reading

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Belgium — World Top Arms Dealer Sentenced to 4 Years. Not Jailed for Now. [UPDATE : Jacques Monsieur Transferred to Belgium]

“The reason I’ll be released is the same reason you think I’ll be convicted. I do rub shoulders with some of the most vile, sadistic men calling themselves leaders today. But some of these men are the enemies of your … Continue reading

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Belgium — World Top Arms Dealer Sentenced to 4 Years. Not Jailed for Now. [UPDATE : Belgian arms trafficker arrested in Portugal]

“The reason I’ll be released is the same reason you think I’ll be convicted. I do rub shoulders with some of the most vile, sadistic men calling themselves leaders today. But some of these men are the enemies of your … Continue reading

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5G Belgium — The Unfathomable Hypocrisy of the Belgian Green Party

“Brussels Environment has modified the software against the advice of the developers. If we were using a method scientifically correct, the Telecom operators would have to drastically reduce the power input of their antennas, with negative consequences for the network. … Continue reading

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5G Belgium — Chaos Across the Spectrum [UPDATE — International Conference to Vote on 5G Signal Regulation in the 24 GHz Band]

“The interferences caused to GSM-R receivers have been a very strong concern for Railway operators over the last years. Several cases of interference have been reported in various Member States, causing non-acceptable operational and even safety issues.” EU Agency for … Continue reading

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5G Belgium — Chaos Across the Spectrum

“The interferences caused to GSM-R receivers have been a very strong concern for Railway operators over the last years. Several cases of interference have been reported in various Member States, causing non-acceptable operational and even safety issues.” EU Agency for … Continue reading

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