British spymaster pleads for EU intelligence cooperation

By |maj 14th, 2018|EU counter-terrorism strategy, intelligence, Islamic State, Islamists, MI5, News, Russia, Sergei Skripal, terrorism|

Britain and the European Union must build a close security partnership after Brexit to foil Islamic State militant attacks and counter Russia's malign attempts to subvert Western democracies, the head of Britain's domestic spy agency said.

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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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In Europe, a new wave of terrorism driven by social media

By |oktober 17th, 2017|anti-terrorism, Counter Terrorism Centre, cyberterrorism, EU counter-terrorism strategy, News, propaganda|

The proliferation of extremist content online has led to growing pressure on tech firms. The EU has an opportunity to provide leadership by developing clear standards to decrease the prevalence of extremist propaganda, writes Radek Sikorski.

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British MEP ‘very worried’ about post-Brexit security efforts

By |avgust 25th, 2017|anti-terrorism, Brexit, Brussels, Claude Moraes, EU counter-terrorism strategy, europol, London, News, security, United Kingdom|

The chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament said he is “concerned” about Brexit’s effects on the fight against terrorism in the UK and the EU. EURACTIV Spain reports.

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Pressured in Europe, Facebook details removal of terrorism content

By |junij 16th, 2017|anti-terrorism, EU counter-terrorism strategy, Facebook, News, social media|

Facebook on Thursday (15 June) offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting.

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France arrests men suspected of planning attack ahead of elections

By |april 19th, 2017|anti-terrorism, Emmanuel Macron, EU counter-terrorism strategy, French elections 2017, ISIS, Jihad, Marine Le Pen, Marseille, Matthias Fekl, News|

Two men arrested in Marseille on Tuesday (18 April) planned an "imminent and violent attack" ahead of the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday (23 April), authorities said.

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Figel reappointed as EU Special Envoy on religious freedom

By |april 12th, 2017|anti-Islam, Coptic, Egypt, EU counter-terrorism strategy, freedom of expression, Freedom of thought, Jan Figel', Muslim, News, religious clashes|

The EU’s first ever Special Envoy on the Promotion of Religion or Belief outside the EU has been reappointed for another 12-month term.

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Security is risky card for Britain in Brexit talks, analysts say

By |marec 31st, 2017|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, Defence policy, EU counter-terrorism strategy, European Defence Community, European Defence Union, Hard Brexit, News, United Kingdom|

From sharing intelligence after terror attacks to pursuing cross-border criminals, security is a potential bargaining chip for Britain in the Brexit negotiations – but one that must be played carefully, analysts say.

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EU anti-terror czar: ‘The threat is coming from inside Europe’

By |marec 22nd, 2017|Al Qaeda, biometric data, Brussels attacks, Daesh, encryption, EU counter-terrorism strategy, europol, Firearms Directive, foreign fighters, Gilles de Kerchove, internet censorship, ISIS, News, radical Islam, schengen area, Schengen Information System, Security Union, terrorism|

A year after the Brussels attacks, Gilles de Kerchove told EURACTIV.com about the fast pace of development of EU security policy, calling for the “systematic use of biometrics” and “batch comparison” of databases in order to boost security in the Schengen area.

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