Thursday, September 15, 2016

EU Director of Counterterrorism: We failed to understand terror

The director of counterterrorism in the European Union, Gilles de Kerchove, admitted that Europe had failed to understand the terror threats until it had to deal with them.

At the international conference of the Institute for Counterterrorism in Hertzliya he said that "The threat we are dealing with is very big, maybe the biggest in 20 years. There are a high number of fighters returning from Syria to Europe, in the region of more than 5,000 people." READ MORE