UN expert chides France over jihadist captives in Iraq

By |avgust 13th, 2019|counter terrorism, France, Jihadism, News, United Nations|

A UN investigator rebuked France on Monday (12 August) for its possible role in the transfer of seven suspected jihadists from Syria to Iraq, but Paris dismissed her concerns as speculation.

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Donors fail to ‘stabilise’ Sahel

By |december 6th, 2018|counter terrorism, G5 Sahel, humanitarian aid, News|

The EU and the international community are ramping up their funding for the G5 Sahel counter-terror mission, but are not providing the money needed for humanitarian relief in the region, argues Jan Egeland.

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EU to consider sanctions on Iran for failed attack plots

By |november 20th, 2018|anti-terrorism, counter terrorism, Denmark, France, Iran, News, terrorism|

EU foreign ministers on Monday (19 November) agreed to examine possible sanctions against Iran over two foiled attacks in Europe blamed on Iranian intelligence, as demands grow for tough action against Tehran.

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Closer links to EU will help fight extremism in the Western Balkans – experts

By |september 28th, 2018|Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, counter terrorism, Kosovo, Macedonia, News, radicalisation, Western Balkans|

Closer ties to the West are the most effective tool to counter jihadism and Islamic radicalisation in the Western Balkans, experts told a conference in Brussels this week. Meanwhile, concerns about returning foreign terrorist fighters remain.

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Defeating extremism in the Balkans

By |maj 3rd, 2018|Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, counter terrorism, ethnic tension, EU Presidency, extremism, Kosovo, Macedonia, News, OSCE, Western Balkans|

As a region deeply connected to the EU, the Western Balkans should no longer be forgotten. With Austria’s upcoming presidency of the EU, it is high time to reboot the region’s economic development and its integration into the Union, as well as recognise its progress in countering terrorism, writes Peter R. Neumann.

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Terrorist threat still looms over Europe, Europol expert warns

By |marec 14th, 2018|counter terrorism, EU anti-terrorism, europol, ISIS, Islamic State, Manuel Navarrete, News, terrorism, Terrorist attacks|

The threat of terrorism “has not diminished and still persists” in Europe, despite the loss of Islamic State territories in Syria and Iraq, according to the head of Europol’s Counter Terrorism Centre, Manuel Navarrete. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.

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Countering terror doesn’t need to cost the Earth

By |februar 15th, 2018|Climate Change, counter terrorism, EU budget, Munich security conference, News|

While the risks of terrorism should not be downplayed, the extensive nature of climate change risks should not be downplayed either. Often times, the impacts are less visible but more significant, argues Janani Vivekananda.  

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Pakistan’s counter-terrorism needs to be aligned with EU

By |februar 1st, 2018|anti-terrorism, counter terrorism, EU counter-terrorism strategy, EU Global Strategy, EU list of terrorist organisations, News, Pakistan, terrorism|

If the EU wishes to defend human rights, and comply with its own counter-terrorism pledges, Pakistan’s incoherent counter-terrorism strategies should be at the top of every joint commission and negotiation, writes Charles Tannock.

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Terrorists can’t access weapons, EU anti-terrorist coordinator says after Spain attacks

By |avgust 28th, 2017|barcelona attacks, counter terrorism, EU anti-terrorism, Gilles de Kerchove, News, radicalisation|

The European Union's anti-terrorist coordinator Gilles de Kerchove said that the "modus operandi" of the cell that acted in Catalonia underlines the achievements of law enforcement in Spain and the EU in preventing terrorists from accessing firearms. E...

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Spain maintains terrorist alert level, heightens security

By |avgust 22nd, 2017|anti-terrorism, Barcelona attack, counter terrorism, News, Security policy, Spain|

Spain has kept its current terrorist alert level unchanged but has moved to heighten security in tourist areas, following the terrorist attacks in Catalunya that killed 15 people and injured about 100 more. EURACTIV Spain reports.

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