How Trump's Withdrawal Threatens The Secretive Hunt For ISIS Members In Syria
The inability of US forces to eliminate al-Qaeda networks in Iraq helped it reorganize as ISIS after Barack Obama withdrew troops in 2011.
A Translator And Adviser For The German Military Has Been Arrested On Suspicion Of Spying For Iran
Prosecutors have accused the German-Afghan dual national of passing information to an Iranian intelligence service.
The US Military Says The Withdrawal Of Troops From Syria Has Begun
It follows weeks of confusion and contradictory statements over the future of the US-led coalition fighting ISIS.
A Drug-Smuggling Former Israeli Cabinet Minister Will Be Jailed For 11 Years For Spying For Iran
Asked about Gonen Segev’s claim he was acting with the knowledge of Israeli intelligence services, a Ministry of Defense official sent BuzzFeed News a poop emoji in response.
Iran Was Just Accused Of Assassinating Two People On European Soil
Two Dutch nationals of Iranian descent were murdered in 2015 and 2017.
For Many Terrorists, Survival Is Not The Goal, So Escape Is Rarely In The Plan
French police mounted a massive operation to keep the Strasbourg shooter from sneaking across the borders with Germany and Switzerland. There's no evidence that he tried to do that.
The Strasbourg Terrorist Attack Unsettled A France That Was Already Reeling From Unrest Over The Economy
Chérif Chekatt, whom French officials said shot 15 people in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday, was still at large Wednesday as Europe declared its highest level of alert in two years.
A Gunman Opened Fire At A Christmas Market In France, Killing 2 People
Several others were injured in the attack, and authorities are investigating it as terrorism.
Now Academics Studying ISIS Are Feeling The Heat Of An Internet Crackdown
British authorities have asked one of the world’s best-known experts on ISIS to limit access to his blog.
France Is Hemorrhaging Sensitive Data, And People Are Beginning To Notice
A series of leaks raises the question of whether French authorities can be trusted to protect sensitive information.
A New Russian Leader Wouldn't Be The Only Problem Interpol Is Facing
As much of the world worries about the prospect of a Russian leading the international police agency, European law enforcement officials say Turkey is a bigger problem.
Interpol's Last Director Disappeared In A Corruption Probe. The Next One May Be Russian.
The possibility that a Russian may be appointed to head the international police agency alarmed Western officials.
It’s Not Just Trump Who Wants To Keep Selling Arms To Saudi Arabia
Europeans also are loath to give up on a lucrative client that spends hundreds of millions each year on weapons.
A Retired Colonel Accused Of Spying For Russia For 25 Years Has Been Released Ahead Of His Trial
The espionage charges — which BuzzFeed News has been told came after a tip by British intelligence — have caused huge embarrassment to Austria’s hard-right government.
A Member Of A Far-Right WhatsApp Group Plotted To Assassinate Spain’s Prime Minister, Police Say
The suspect reportedly wanted revenge over a plan to exhume the remains of Spain’s former dictator.
French Police Broke Up An Assassination Plot They Say Was Aimed At Emmanuel Macron
The arrests of six plotters came as Macron began a week commemorating the end of World War I.
One Of The Biggest Surprises Of The Khashoggi Murder Is That The Saudis Thought They Could Get Away With It
In recent years, the advent of photo recognition technology and the growth of CCTV surveillance has made international hit squads easier to detect.
A Serbian Nationalist Will Become One Of Bosnia’s Three Presidents
Milorad Dodik, who was sanctioned in January 2017 by the Obama administration for obstructing peace efforts in Bosnia, won election to the country’s three-way presidency.
A Serbian Politician Has Become A Flashpoint In Bosnia's Election Campaign
Milorad Dodik has sparked concerns that he's too close to Russia and spends too much on lobbying in the United States.
Time In Prison Is What European Terrorists Have In Common, A New Study Says
The study looked at 225 terrorism cases. ISIS recruits from France and the United Kingdom often had been in prison before joining the terrorist group.