European Police Arrest over 2 Dozen in Anti-Terror Sweeps

Raf Casert and Angela Charlton, My Way, January 16, 2015

French, German and Belgian police arrested more than two dozen suspects in anti-terrorism raids Friday, as European authorities rushed to thwart more attacks by people with links to Mideast Islamic extremists.

Rob Wainwright, head of the police agency Europol, told The Associated Press that foiling terror attacks has become “extremely difficult” because Europe’s 2,500-5,000 radicalized Muslim extremists have little command structure and are increasingly sophisticated.


One of those Paris attackers had proclaimed allegiance to the Islamic State group, and French and German authorities arrested at least 14 other people Friday suspected of links to IS.

Thirteen more people were detained in Belgium and two were arrested in France in a separate anti-terror sweep following a firefight Thursday in the eastern Belgian city of Verviers. Two suspected terrorists were killed and a third wounded in that raid on a suspected terrorist hideout. Federal magistrate Eric Van der Sypt said Friday the suspects were within hours of implementing a plan to kill police, either on the street or in their offices.

In more than a dozen raids Friday, Belgian forces found four military-style weapons including Kalashnikov assault rifles, Van der Sypt said. They also found several police uniforms, which could have allowed the suspects to pass themselves off as police officers.

Belgian officials were reasonably confident they dismantled the core of an important terrorist cell but Van der Sypt said more suspects could be at large.


Authorities did not give many details about those detained or killed in Belgium but said most were citizens and some had returned from Syria. They stressed that the targets of their crackdown had no known connections to last week’s attacks in France.


Belgium has seen a large number of residents join extremists in Syria.

“It’s the worst affected country in Europe relative to population size,” said Peter Neumann of the London-based International Center for the Study of Radicalization. He estimates 450 people have left Belgium to fight with Islamic radicals in Syria and that 150 of them have returned home.


In Berlin, police arrested two men Friday morning on suspicion of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State group in Syria. Prosecutors said 250 police officers raided 11 residences at dawn, part of a months-old investigation into Turkish extremists.


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  • MekongDelta69

    Now, if you (the effete elites) hadn’t let them in, in the first place, you wouldn’t be going through all this.

    So, now you learn the hard way

    • Sha of Communism

      I don’t mind having to learn it the hard way. It’s a good thing if we can all learn from this. The problem is that the multiculturalist super elites DON’T learn.

      Can we just export that type of super elites WITH the invaders, so they can have their brown nations they always dream about, and we can also have our ethnostate we always dream about?

    • Seriously, is it THAT important to have cheap labor? If you are worried about your country’s aging population, wouldn’t it be worthwhile to pay people to have children? When are people going to realize that saving on labor is not worth destroying your entire society? Why can’t Europeans and Americans figure out what the Japanese and the Israelis already know?

      • RationaliseThis

        Economists are as intimidated and cowering as most other professions such as criminology or genetics in being unwilling break politically correct rules ie to tell us what we know: immigration is counter productive, especially from certain races.

        Simple checks can be made: for instance there is no positive correlation between a nations population and its GDP or a nations population growth and its GDP growth. I checked it using the correl function on excell using Wikipedia tables imported as csv.

        Steve Sailor has on occasion cited economists who have argue against immigration. I’ve stumbled on several, some quite detailed analysis. The German Thilo Sarrazin wrote a book “Deutshland schaft such ab” or “Germany is abolishing itself” where he calculates in detail that Turkish immigration has substantially reduced German living standards.

        The only people that benefit are
        1 elites positioned to take advantage of the cheap labour and extra consumers.
        2 ethnic minorities who want to wrest control from whites by minorities into us.
        (They hate us)

        The reality is that the automation revolution means low IQ immigrants are useless in the sense that automation could do their job.. I’m looking forward to the day self driving cars will get rid of immigrant taxi drivers.

        Not only that they are hideous.

      • Cid Campeador

        As the old veteran said,'”The Japanese should have won the war”; the “War” into which WE goaded them.

      • dondavy

        The sad part is about 70% of these assholes don’t work, they are on welfare of one kind or another.
        So they don’t get any labor from them.

    • Cid Campeador

      They should be executed on the spot. That the only way that the West has to undo their self inflicted problems

  • Luca

    Great. Now do this every day, 365 days of the year and in a decade or two you might get somewhere.

  • SentryattheGate

    751 Muslim “no-go’ zones in Europe (or in France alone?)! That should be enough warning for Europeans that these Muslims, radical or not, come for territory and invasion! Get them all out!

    • superlloyd

      In France alone.

    • Cid Campeador

      Most of OUR cities have non designated “no go” zones from which anyone with an ounce of intelligence stay away.

  • Caucasoid88

    I think I’m going to move to Syria cause their standard of living is good there and then destroy everything I don’t disagree with. /sarc

  • I heard about this on the news. In addition to the attack in France, there was a planned attack in Belgium. Also, European police in several nations are rounding up terror suspects. The news said that the planned Belgium attack had no connection to the attack in France. That, I find interesting. To put it another way: No the terrorists in France are not connected to the ones in Belgium, just pretty much anywhere that Muslims are living in European countries they are planning terror attacks. How long will it be before more people realize that this is nothing new? It is just an extension of Islam’s 1300 year war against the rest of the world?

    • LHathaway

      They’ve been winning, off and on. Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. When they become the majority in our nations we will have to convert. Convert or move to Russia or somewhere. Your choice, convert to the Islamic religion or just keep things the way they are now.

      • Bartek

        We would be better off converting to Islam.
        Then we could suppress the enemy in our midst and have our own children again.

        • crockadoodle6

          I seriously doubt any Western (psychologically normal) white woman will embrace the suffocating cult of islam electively…..unless they are into that sort of domination hobby.

    • Cid Campeador

      Here in the FTA, war is being waged against us by the Afro Comoonity and the Muslims.

  • Bartek

    Who cares?
    These arrests are akin to putting a band aid on the knee of a person who has a brain tumor.
    The real problem isn’t “terrorism” or “terrorists”.
    The real problem is a greedy ruling class who are willing to destroy our nations with mass migration of foreign colonists in an attempt to drive their markets and justify their over valued securities exchanges.

  • newscomments70

    Liberals are responsible for so much child rape. I don’t even see them as human. Liberal beta males cannot physically defend themselves. How difficult would it be to stop them? It would be like an elephant stepping on a mouse.

  • Cid Campeador

    Then we have our Afro population who get paid NOT to work. How much must THAT be costing us?

  • newscomments70

    Liberals don’t care about white bloodshed. They call it “acceptable casualties”. I used to know some active Hollywood liberals. That is the language that they use. Furthermore, they believe whites have it coming to them for “historical oppression” of non-whites. Basically it’s ok that white children are raped and killed by Africans. For some reason white children are responsible for slavery; they deserve to be raped.

  • How much do these police actions cost, and are they factored into the costs of “diversity?” Furthermore, if such raids yielded results this time, why did they wait until after the Paris attacks? They should be conducting such sweeps all the time.

    • IstvanIN

      You would think they would have realized by now that the costs of Muslim (and African) immigration outweighs any minor benefit.