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New ambitions for national security established

Upon recommendation by Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice, the Council of Ministers has endorsed the ambitions of the ...

News item | 18-02-2011 | 11:46

Dutch commander leads NATO flotilla

A Dutchman will be in command of a standing NATO mine countermeasures flotilla for the next six months. Commander Herman Lammers ...

News item | 09-02-2011 | 16:29

Dutch policy on terrorism to be shaped more soundly

Dutch counterterrorism policy is sound and proper, and the package of counterterrorism measures is balanced and sufficient. ...

News item | 21-01-2011 | 13:38

Cause for Concern, but Threat Level Remains Limited

The threat level in the Netherlands is maintained at ‘limited’. This means that the risk of an attack is currently relatively ...

News item | 20-12-2010 | 14:55

De Zeven Provinciën back from NATO mission

Air-defence and command frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën returned today to its home port of Den Helder following its six-month ...

News item | 08-12-2010 | 09:01

NATO flotilla combats terrorism

As of 23 October, the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) entered the maritime effort to combat terrorism. In the coming 6 ...

News item | 03-11-2010 | 09:41

Commandos exercise counter-terrorism operations

Successfully ending a hostage-taking in a bus, train, aeroplane or ship requires special skills. To develop their skills in this ...

News item | 08-09-2010 | 11:37

Better insight into solo threateners

Giving confused threateners of politicians and administrators proper care can be an effective measure, in addition to imposing ...

News item | 01-07-2010 | 15:11

Ban on Selling Ammonium Nitrate Fertilizers Containing More Than 16 % of Nitrogen to the Private Sector.

Effective from Sunday 27 June the supply of ammonium nitrate fertilizers containing more than 16% of nitrogen to private buyers ...

News item | 25-06-2010 | 15:35

Threat level remains limited

The threat level for the Netherlands remains at the level of limited. This means that the chance of an attack against the ...

News item | 07-04-2010 | 11:40