Belgian Army Infiltrated by Salafists

Islam versus Europe 23 November 2012

The Belgian army has put a dozen soldiers under surveillance because of their Salafist convictions and to ensure their loyalty to the country, reveals "La Libre Belgique" on Wednesday. The surveillance is conducted by military intelligence, the Service général du renseignement et de la sécurité (SGRS) [General intelligence and security service], and the Sûreté de l'Etat [state police]. In some cases, the checks have been effective, but in others candidates who are well known in Islamist milieux escaped the vigilance of the recruiters (continue reading...)