Terrorist attack in London was a reminder of threats Europe faces daily from extremist violence. It also showed the challenges that the intelligence community is confronted to:
- Low cost techniques used by terrorists;
- Weak security cooperation in Europe;
- Petty criminals and terrorist ‘diaspora’.
The increase in terrorist attacks in Europe in recent years has lead to establishing closer counter-terrorism cooperation among European intelligence and domestic security services but "the EU has always been more about economics so national security is and will...