Belgium’s problem with extremism

NEWS ANALYSIS: When extremist Islamism in Belgium is discussed, news media tend to focus on the Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek. The Belgian reality is more complex. Øyvind Strømmen IN EARLY OCTOBER, an assailant […]

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Abdelhamid Abaaoud in an undated photograph released by ISIS.

Life and death of a terrorist

MOLENBEEK, Belgium: This once-proud industrial district is better known today as a “jihadi conveyor belt” for having churned out such townsfolk as Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a key alleged conspirator in the November 2015 Paris […]

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