If there is a single lesson to be learned from the terror attacks that killed more than 30 people in Brussels Tuesday it is the importance of information sharing. Published reports before and after the attacks have centered on or made note of the fact that European countries do not sufficiently share intelligence about terror suspects with one another. "We don't share information," Alain Chouet, a former head of French intelligence told The New York Times in a story that ran two days before the attacks that killed more than 30 and injured 200. The consequences, at least with regard...
Members of the terrorist cells that killed 164 victims in two attacks in Paris and Brussels transferred funds between prepaid debit cards to avoid detection by law enforcement, a Belgian official said Thursday.
EU member-states must more quickly transpose and implement the bloc's proposed and finalized mandates to cut off terrorists' funding and bolster security, European leaders said following a ministerial meeting Thursday.
The French government intends to move quickly to strengthen protections against terrorist financiers, including broadening investigatory access to data on suspected militants and toughening oversight of prepaid cards, a top official said Monday.