Category Archives: Paris Attacks 2015

Paris & Brussels Attacks: Belgian suspected terrorist not under surveillance since 2012

“The Paris attacks prompted intense scrutiny of ineffective and convoluted governance in Belgium, where a vast majority of the attackers had ties.” NYT — December 24 2016 Mohamed Bakkali was arrested for questioning during November 2015 in Brussels. Bakkali’s radicalisation … Continue reading

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How Europe Left Itself Open to Terrorism

“The flaws in the European system are multiple. The Paris and Brussels attacks should never have happened. I don’t know what we are waiting for. Do we have to wait for hundreds of deaths?” Jean-Louis Bruguiere — Former French investigating … Continue reading

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Paris attacks — Belgium formally charges Yassine Atar

“Over the past year, according to police documents, the police have been piecing together Mr. [Yassine] Atar’s role in the network. He is a cousin of the brothers Ibrahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui, who on March 22, 2016, carried out the … Continue reading

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Paris & Brussels attacks: Lies, lies and more lies — UPDATE: Oussama Atar’s Brother Charged

“If not for the request by different organizations … Ousama Atar would still be in Iraqi prison.” Jawad Al-Hindawi — Iraqi Ambassador to Belgium Ousama Atar, a Belgian of Moroccan descent, is believed to be the mastermind of the Paris and Brussels … Continue reading

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Paris & Brussels attacks: Lies, lies and more lies

“If not for the request by different organizations … Ousama Atar would still be in Iraqi prison.” Jawad Al-Hindawi — Iraqi Ambassador to Belgium Ousama Atar, a Belgian of Moroccan descent, is believed to be the mastermind of the Paris and Brussels … Continue reading

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Is Belgian ISIS Jihadist Osama Atar the ‘Mastermind’ of the Paris and Brussels attacks?

“Abdelhamid Abaaoud [a Belgian-Moroccan killed by police five days after the November 13 atrocities] was only a go-between, not a senior figure. We know the mastermind [of the Paris Attacks] but I will remain discreet on this point.” DGSE Director … Continue reading

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