Tag Archives: Belgium

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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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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European States concerned about the Kremlin’s “information war”.

“I would like to ask the head of MI5 if he also sees the hand of the Kremlin in the appointment of Boris Johnson as head of the Foreign Office.” Maria Zakharova — spokeswoman for Russia’s foreign ministry. According to … Continue reading

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NATO Chief Auditor: Suicide Linked to ‘Bad Investments’

“We cannot go into details on the content of the note but we can say that it is linked to some investments [which had] gone wrong that Mr Chandelon had done with some friends. The family was not aware of … Continue reading

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EU Counter-terrorism Coordinator: “The Caliphate Is Imploding.”

“The big question is this: What will we do with the 2000 ISIS returnees?” Gilles de Kerkhove Gilles de Kerchove d’Ousselghem (born 3 October 1956 in Uccle/Ukkel, Belgium) is a Belgian senior European Union official. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY

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