Depending on which source you read, 10, 11, or 15 terrorism suspects were arrested today in Europe on suspicion of plotting jihad attacks in Belgium. The suspects were arrested in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. American intelligence provided information to their Belgian counterparts which helped lead to the arrests. The suspects were also tracked through their use of Jihad websites.
In other news, Ireland is in the midst of political chaos following the government’s decision to accept an EU bailout. Meanwhile, Greece is having to enforce even greater austerity to meet the EU’s debt guidelines, Portugal is thought to be next in line for a bailout, and Germany says that it cannot keep bailing out profligate fellow members of the Eurozone indefinitely.
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