Tag Archives: National Socialist Underground

Western Europe Tracker 20.11.12

Belgium The Jewish Daily Forward: Belgium Far Right Rally Blasts Jews. ‘Belgian extreme-right and extreme-left activists participated in a demonstration in Antwerp where some participants reportedly called for Jews to be gassed. Approximately 150 demonstrators gathered Sunday afternoon outside the Provinciehuis, a concert hall in the Flemish capital, to protest the Israel Defense Forces Orchestra’s […]

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Terrorism: the state of play

It has now been over a year since Osama bin Laden’s death, not a bad time to assess the status of terrorist activity around the world. [i]  Where do things stand at the end of 2012? In much of the western world terrorism, as we have come to understand it, has largely passed from the […]

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Western Europe Tracker 05.11.12

Europe The Independent: Separatists gaining ground in Europe. ‘As debt-burdened European governments struggle to overcome the disparities in their still-imperfect union, old demons of regional separatism have surged anew in recent months, raising another unwelcome challenge to the continent’s traditional nation-states.’ France The Scottish Herald: Same-sex marriage will hurt French society, says cardinal. ‘A leading […]

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Western Europe Tracker 18.09.12

Analysis: Chatham House: Europe at the Extremes? Public Concerns and the Generational Divide: “Across Europe, the financial crisis has revived fears over the lingering appeal of extremists, with many tracing the rise of radical right and also radical left parties to economic turmoil.” Matthew Goodwin asks, “to what extent do citizens associate support for far right […]

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Europe Tracker 14.09.12

Montreal Gazette: A senior German domestic intelligence official has resigned following the German domestic intelligence agencies (BfV) previous knowledge of the neo-Nazi group National Socialist Underground (NSU) member, Uwe Mundlos. Volker Limburg, the head of the BfV, is the fourth official to step down after two other regional intelligence chiefs and the head of the […]

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