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Belgium Terrorism 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Belgium Terrorism 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Terrorist groups - foreign based:
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): aim(s): destabilize Belgium's economy and government area(s) of operation: remains operational; responsible for twin bombings in Belgium at the Brussels Airport and Maelbeek metro station near the European Union headquarters on 22 March 2016, killing 32 civilians and injuring at least 200; In Europe, Belgium is a top source country for ISIL recruits, where recruiters target youth; as of early 2017, approximately 450 Belgian citizens were fighting in Syria or Iraq alongside ISIL, planning to go to fight, or had returned from the fight


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium Terrorism 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Terrorism 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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