Dutch police arrest two men on suspicion of ‘preparing a terrorist attack’

Police in the Netherlands have arrested two men from Zoetermeer, near The Hague, on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack. Authorities say they believe the attack would likely have been carried out in the Netherlands at the end of the Read More …

Countering lies with truth: Battling terrorist propaganda in East Africa

Lies, coercion, and deceit. These are a few of the malign tactics, techniques and procedures of terrorist organizations. Al-Shabaab, the al-Qaida affiliate in East Africa, is no exception. Terrorist organizations often spread disinformation and falsities as propaganda to bolster their Read More …

IS conflict: Dutch air strike killed about 70 people in Iraq in 2015

A Dutch F-16 jet serving with the US-led coalition in Iraq killed about 70 people – Islamic State (IS) militants and civilians – in an air strike in 2015, the Dutch defence ministry says. It is the first time the Read More …