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We must pool resources in fight against terror

Published 25/11/2015 | 02:30

As an exasperated David Cameron put it yesterday, it is frankly ridiculous that more valuable information is coming from outside the EU than from within.
As an exasperated David Cameron put it yesterday, it is frankly ridiculous that more valuable information is coming from outside the EU than from within.

Terrorists operate on the basis that there are no dimensions to fear, thus terrorism cannot be removed by boundaries nor borders.

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With Belgium facing lockdown for another day and Paris burying the Bataclan victims, it is time to look at threats and responses and confront the dangers and risks realistically.

The initiative must not lie with the perpetrators of random slaughter, but failures in sharing intelligence and extending full cooperation rights across the globe are costing innocent lives. As an exasperated David Cameron put it yesterday, it is frankly ridiculous that more valuable information is coming from outside the EU than from within.

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