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The Homecoming of Foreign Fighters in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium: Policies and Challenges
In this Perspective, Rik Coolsaet and Thomas Renard comment on the risks posed by returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters, and examine how Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands have attempted to address these risks.
How Belgium Overcame the Threat from Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters
Two years have passed since terrorists struck at the heart of Brussels, and Belgium has done well in dealing with the threat. However, complacency may be setting in.

Top Paris Attacks Suspect on Trial for First Time, in Brussels
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Reassessing Belgium’s “Failed” Counterterrorism Policy
Belgium has earned a bad name in counterterrorism circles, with critics charging that its security services did too little too late when it came to disrupting the Islamic State and other groups on Belgian soil. The tragic terrorist attack in Brussels two years ago, however, marked a turning point.

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Returnees. Who are they, why are they (not) coming back and how should we deal with them ?
Assessing policies on returning foreign terrorist fighters in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands

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Al Walaja: the Palestinian village being slowly squeezed off the map

Al Walaja: the Palestinian village being slowly squeezed off the map