Shlomo Shpiro, professor of Political Science at Bar-Ilan University Tel Aviv, speaks to DW about some of the difficulties involved in preventing terrorist attacks such as those in Spain.
Compulsory fingerprinting in ID cards are aimed at countering terrorism in the bloc. A media report suggests the EU Commission will propose the measure as part of its security concept on Tuesday.
Three militia members have been convicted of plotting to bomb a Somali apartment complex and mosque in the US state of Kansas. Prosecutors described the plot as an act of domestic terrorism.
Three Syrian men have been detained in the German state of Saarland on suspicion of terrorist links. Two are thought to have been members of the jihadi group "Islamic State" in Syria.
A 19-year-old man was imprisoned for nine years over his involvement in plans for two Islamist extremist attacks in Germany. One of the suicide missions was to be carried out by a 12-year-old boy.
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