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Returnees: who are they, why are they (not) coming back and how should we deal with them? Assessing policies on returning foreign terrorist fighters in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands

Some 5000 men, women and children have travelled from Europe to Syria and Iraq since 2012. An estimated 1500 of these foreign terrorist fighters (FTF) have returned so far. Belgium, […]


The Crime-Terror Nexus in Belgium and Luxembourg

Egmont Palace, Place du Petit Sablon, 8bis, Brussels

It has become common to point out the connections that exist between criminality and terrorism. In Belgium, like elsewhere, we have witnessed petty criminals (as well as grand bandits) joining […]

Regional developments in the Gulf

On invitation only

Seminar with H.E. Dr. Sh. Abdulla AL KHALIFA, Undersecretary of International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Chairman of the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, […]

Assessing responses to terrorist-related kidnap-for-ransom

On invitation only

The Egmont Institute and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) have the pleasure of inviting you to our joint workshop:  Assessing Responses to Terrorist-Related Kidnap-for-Ransom (from 14:00 to 16:30)