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Belgium: State Security Service officers not allowed to carry weapons…because of a legal glitch

“One of the oldest domestic intelligence agencies in continuous existence is Belgium’s civil security service, the Veiligheid van de Staat or Surêté de l’Etat (VSSE).” Kenneth L. Lasoen   Because of a legal mistake, the officers of the Belgian State … Continue reading

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Former Head of Belgian Security Service: “Terrorists Will Hit Brussels Again”

“We must accept to live with the idea that other attacks are likely, that other attacks will happen. The potential actors are already here.” Alain Winants — Former Head of the Belgian State Security Service Today, Alain Winants — Former … Continue reading

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