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Quite simple again for EU leaders, Greeks are to blame for the ongoing refugee crisis

If only it were all so simple :On Jan. 27, the European Commission issued a report saying that Greece “is seriously neglecting its obligations” and that there are “serious deficiencies in the carrying out of external border controls.” Brussels gave Athens three months to improve its border controls, or risk being ousted from the passport-free area. But kicking Greece out of the Schengen zone will not have much impact on the influx of migrants to Europe since Greece does not share land borders with any other Schengen members as reported by Stratfor. Continue reading Quite simple again for EU leaders, Greeks are to blame for the ongoing refugee crisis

ISIS planning for ‘large-scale’ attacks on Europe: Europol//Daech prépare des «attaques d’ampleur» en Europe

ISIS has honed the ability to launch global attacks and is set to focus more on Europe following the Paris massacre, the chief of the EU police agency Europol said Monday.

A report coinciding with the opening of a new counterterror centre in the Hague shows “how the so-called Islamic State had developed a new combat style capability to carry out a campaign of large-scale terrorist attacks on a global stage — with a particular focus in Europe,” Rob Wainwright told reporters.

Source: ISIS planning for ‘large-scale’ attacks on Europe: Europol

L’organisation Etat islamique (EI) a développé «une nouvelle capacité de combat pour effectuer une campagne d’attaques d’ampleur» concentrées en particulier sur l’Europe et la France, a averti lundi le directeur d’Europol, Rob Wainwright, citant un rapport des analystes de l’organisation.

M. Wainwright a fait cette déclaration lors de l’inauguration du nouveau Centre européen de contre-terrorisme, basé à Amsterdam. Ce dernier devrait notamment permettre aux services européens d’échanger plus facilement des informations.

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