Brussels is considered a haven for Islamist terrorists. Several of the Paris attackers came from there. The "capital" of the European Union is especially attractive to jihadists because it lacks a coordinated municipal security policy.
Authorities in Belgium have charged a man with terror offenses over the deadly March 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels. The announcement comes after a day of counter-terrorism raids in which several people were detained.
The EU has announced more than €180 million will be dedicated to stopping terrorist attacks by smaller, less complex cells. After a series of attacks around Europe, the bloc is aiming to make public spaces safer.
Belgium has been fighting religious radicalization since it became painfully obvious that Islamists were operating in the country. Art and humor have become tools in the battle. But there is still a very long way to go.
A Pakistani court is set to decide the fate of an Islamic State-linked terror suspect whose extradition is being sought by the US. The Trump administration has ratcheted up pressure on Islamabad to act against Islamists.
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