About: terrorism Archives

  • Teacher: At Tora Bora, ‘beautiful flowers will bloom’

    Global Europe 04-05-2011

    Instead of suicide bombers, it is possible to groom "nurses, teachers, beautiful housewives and good husbands" at Tora Bora, one of the "scariest" areas of Afghanistan and where Osama Bin Laden was long thought to be hiding, Mina Wali, founder of a private school in the disadvantaged area, told EURACTIV in an interview.

  • Ambassador: Morocco is EU’s locomotive for Maghreb

    Med & South 03-02-2011

    Morocco, a stable country in difficult surroundings, is ready to play the role of a "locomotive" for the entire region provided that the EU also assume its responsibilities, Ambassador Menouar Alem, who heads the Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the European Union, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

  • MEP: Eurosceptics will not gain ground in EU elections

    EU Priorities 2020 27-01-2009

    One of the youngest MEPs in the European Parliament, German liberal Alexander Alvaro, told EURACTIV in an interview that Eurosceptics will try to gain ground at the European elections next June, but will not succeed "because in times of crisis, voters do not want to try new experiments". 

  • De Kerchove: ‘We must help the Americans close Guantanamo’

    Justice & Home Affairs 30-09-2008

    The European Union has engaged in in-depth discussions with the United States over the last three years to harbour prisoners detained in the controversial US Guantanamo centre in Cuba, EU counter-terrorism chief Gilles de Kerchove revealed in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.

  • Interview: ‘We can’t trust Americans blindfolded’

    Security 09-10-2006

    An agreement was reached on 6 October 2006 about supplying information on transatlantic airline passengers to US authorities. Dutch MEP and Rapporteur Sophie in ´t Veld, speaking exclusively to EURACTIV, says the deal offers EU citizens no safeguards or redress if they are falsely accused.

  • Gijs de Vries on terrorism, Islam and democracy

    Security 04-03-2005

    The European Council's Counter-Terrorism Co-ordinator Gijs de Vries
    spoke to EURACTIV on the EU's role in combating terrorism via
    high and low-level co-operation between member states and by
    working to encourage democracy in Islamic states.

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