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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

Inspectorate of Security and Justice: follow-up of signals from the authorities involved in asylum and migration matters in order

The Inspectorate of Security and Justice [Inspectie Veiligheid en Justitie (IVenJ)] recently conducted a study into the follow-up ...

News item | 31-01-2017 | 09:59

Van der Steur fortifies fight against terrorism

Minister Van der Steur (Security and Justice) wants to broaden the possibilities for fighting terrorism. This objective involves ...

News item | 18-11-2016 | 15:50

Extra funds for the international fight against terrorism

Speaking at a ministerial meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) in New York on Wednesday, foreign minister and ...

News item | 21-09-2016 | 17:15

More Dutch jihadist travellers added to national terrorism list

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has added 9 Dutch nationals to the national terrorism list. A total of 61 persons and 3 ...

News item | 06-09-2016 | 12:17

Threat of attack on the Netherlands remains realistic

There is a realistic threat of an attack taking place in the Netherlands. There could be attacks in European countries in the ...

News item | 11-07-2016 | 10:22