At a memorial honouring the victims of the recent Spanish terrorist attacks, a family embraces a Barcelona policeman who helped them during the mayhem.
(AP Photo/Santi Palacios, File)
Despite the recent terrorist attacks in Spain, the European Union has dramatically improved its counterterrorism efforts. Here’s how.
Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London.
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The Brussels Airport begins reopening with new restrictions in place, April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Doppagne/Pool.
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Brussels Airport bombers Brahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui had previously spent time in prison.
Apart from having little or no knowledge of religion, the new crop of Islamic State recruits come primed for violence with a different set of skills, honed through criminal activity.
Remembering ISIS victims at the U.N., November 2015.
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The nuclear power plant in Doel, Belgium.
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Mourning in Brussels.
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Torn between localism and pan-Europeanism, the idea of “Belgium” means almost nothing.
Three suspects in the Brussels airport bombing caught on CCTV.
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Brothers Khalid and Brahim el-Bakraoui are suspected of carrying out suicide bomb attacks at Brussels Airport on Tuesday.
Family members share both genetics and environment to a greater extent than people in general. And this has implications for counterterrorism approaches.
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The reporting of terrorist atrocities is polarising opinion in a way that is dangerous for the craft of journalism.
Brussels remains on high alert as raids continue.
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The road to radicalisation can morph from an idea about noble deeds.
A mourner lights candles in Brussels.
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The seeds of radicalisation were being sown long before Islamic State came along.
Prime Minister Charles Michel holds a press conference after the attacks.
It’s going to take time and money, but the country must act on its terrorism problem.
A policeman stands guard outside the appartment where Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam was found.
Terrorist attacks that are locally sourced and financed are very hard to detect.
Malcolm Turnbull told the Lowy Institute Australia was united with Belgium in the battle against terror.
Violent Islamist extremism appears to have reached a crisis point in Europe with a “perfect storm” of circumstances, Malcolm Turnbull has said.
Shattered windows after multiple explosions at a Brussels airport in Zaventem.
The deadly terror attack in Brussels raises the issue of safety and security at airports. But this is more about our approach to risk in any areas where people are known to gather.