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Utrecht attack and arrests confirm threat

There continues to be a realistic risk of a terrorist attack in the Netherlands, i.e. threat level 4 on a scale of 5. The attack ...

News item | 24-06-2019 | 08:27

NCTV: Disruption of society is a danger

There is a permanent digital threat to national security. Nearly all vital processes and systems in the Netherlands are partly or ...

News item | 12-06-2019 | 08:11

Government takes measures against persistent state threats

There is an ongoing threat to our national security posed by other countries. By influencing domestic decision-making, sabotaging ...

News item | 18-04-2019 | 15:30

Minister Grapperhaus: 'Passenger data are important in the fight against terrorism and serious crime'

Airlines will soon have to supply their passenger data to a new national passenger information unit (Pi-NL). The main aim is to ...

News item | 31-01-2019 | 08:00

Visit to terrorist-controlled zones to be a punishable offence

Unauthorised stays in territories that are in the hands of terrorist organisations may become a criminal offence, punishable with ...

News item | 24-01-2019 | 16:34

National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism: although threat is changing, level will remain at 4

The jihadist threat in the Netherlands is changing. Due to the collapse of the 'caliphate', ISIS has been weakened. Furthermore, ...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 10:25

Persistent threat from travelling and local jihadists

The jihadist threat against the West has certainly not diminished, not even after the fall of Raqqa. Both al Qa’ida and ISIS ...

News item | 20-11-2017 | 11:37

Koenders: effective counterterrorism is about staying ahead of threats

The counterterrorism community must continuously anticipate new threats. It is vital to identify new trends and share information ...

News item | 18-05-2017 | 10:30

Threat level in the Netherlands: real chance of an attack

There is still a real chance that an attack could occur in the Netherlands. On a scale of 5, the threat level continues to remain ...

News item | 06-04-2017 | 09:19

Senate has adopted laws from the Integral Approach Jihadism action programme

The Senate has adopted three laws today which result from the Integral Approach Jihadism action programme. This objective of this ...

News item | 07-02-2017 | 10:02