Tag: Belgium

NATO to permit Israel to open office in its Brussels headquarters

NATO to permit Israel to open office in its Brussels headquarters   NATO confirmed on Tuesday night that Israel would be permitted to open an office in its headquarters in Brussels.   The announcement came after prolonged diplomatic efforts by the Foreign and Defense Ministries as well as the National Security Council.   Prime Minister […]

NATO to permit Israel to open office in its Brussels headquarters

NATO confirmed on Tuesday night that Israel would be permitted to open an office in its headquarters in Brussels.   The announcement came after prolonged diplomatic efforts by the Foreign and Defense Ministries as well as the National Security Council.   Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Binyamin Netanyahu welcomed the announcement and said, “I welcome […]

Belgium Issues Iodine Pills to All Citizens in Nuclear Emergency Plan – NBC News

The move, which has yet to be finalized by officials, was triggered by a review of emergency plans initiated in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan, De Block said.   However, it also follows the discovery in that a senior researcher at a Belgian center which produces a significant portion of […]

The Brussels attacks show that Islamic State is still growing in ambition and capability

BELGIUM’S satisfaction at finding Salah Abdeslam, the man believed to have been the Islamic State (IS) logistics chief behind the Paris terror attacks, which took the lives of 130 people four months ago, was always likely to be fleeting. That it had taken so long to track Mr Abdeslam down was worrying. That he was […]

The hard choice for Pakistan

THE suicide-bombing of a busy park in Lahore on Easter Sunday, which killed more than 70 people, most of them women and children, was not only more lethal than the terrorist attack in Brussels a few days earlier. It also represented a different order of threat to the country in which it happened. Pakistan is […]

Big problems with Belgium’s nuclear security

Belgium’s counter-terrorism efforts are once again being called into question following the recent tragedies in Brussels. The attacks were carried out against soft targets – the public check-in area of Brussels Airport and Maelbeek metro station – but a series of unusual and suspicious occurrences were also reported at nuclear facilities in the country.   […]

EU admits plot for FEDERAL superstate and describes Brussels attacks as an ‘opportunity’

Gianni Pitella, leader of the socialist group in the European Parliament, claimed the attack’s on the Belgian capital’s metro system and airport showed the need for even closer intergration of the 28 member nations of the bloc.   He also called for a “European Intelligence Agency” to be set up to strengthen the EU’s defences […]

Massive increase in French aliyah expected in 2016

Some 32,000 olim moved to Israel in 2015, double the number seen in recent years. From 2008 to 2013 the number of immigrants remained fairly stable between 13,000 and 17,000.Fears of increased terrorism abroad and rising anti-Semitism in Europe have fueled a significant uptick in Aliyah over the past few years. With high-profile attacks like the […]

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : A European PATRIOT Act Will Not Keep People Safe

It was not long after last week’s horrifying bombings in Brussels that the so-called security experts were out warning that Europeans must give up more of their liberty so government can keep them secure from terrorism. I guess people are not supposed to notice that every terrorist attack represents a major government failure and that […]

VIDEO: Muslim woman rips up Israeli flag at Brussels makeshift memorial

French-language television station captured footage of a woman wearing a hijab ripping up an Israeli flag at a makeshift memorial for the victims of Tuesday’s bombings in Brussels.   The images were captured by the RTL television network and disseminated on the web and social media.   The incident took place at the vigil that […]