Plan B(ruxellles): Belgian Intelligence and the Terrorist Attacks of 2015-16

  title={Plan B(ruxellles): Belgian Intelligence and the Terrorist Attacks of 2015-16},
  author={Kenneth L. Lasoen},
  journal={Terrorism and Political Violence},
  pages={1291 - 1309}
  • Kenneth L. Lasoen
  • Published 30 May 2018
  • Political Science
  • Terrorism and Political Violence
ABSTRACT This essay uses the official reports as well as sources from the intelligence services to provide a clearer picture of the working circumstances of the Belgian intelligence and security services and the pressure they were under to deal with the challenges posed by violent radicalisation and terrorist plots since the emergence of the foreign fighters phenomenon. It will be shown how mounting pressure from the rapidly expanding threat exacerbated the gradual exhaustion of the security… 
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