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NCTV Terrorist Threat Assessment: an attack is conceivable, with the threat posed mainly by lone actors

At present, there are individuals in the Netherlands who are becoming radicalised and those who are highly radicalised already ...

News item | 03-11-2020 | 11:31

Terrorist Threat Assessment: an attack in the Netherlands remains conceivable

A segment of the Dutch jihadist movement still aims to carry out a terrorist attack. In some cases this intention actually ...

News item | 09-06-2020 | 10:00

Threat level lowered to 3; attack in the Netherlands conceivable

The National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV) has determined the terrorism threat level to be 3 on a scale of ...

News item | 19-12-2019 | 15:39

Attack in Utrecht and arrests confirm threat

There is a real chance of a terrorist attack in the Netherlands. The threat level therefore remains at 4 (on a scale of 1 to 5). ...

News item | 04-07-2019 | 13:50

Update 18.45 Threat level reduced to level 4 in province of Utrecht

The NCTV has reduced the threat level for the province of Utrecht to level 4. Motive is the arrest of the main suspect of the ...

News item | 18-03-2019 | 14:05

Situation unsettled, threat level remains at 4

Over the past year the threat situation in the Netherlands has been unsettled, partly due to the discovery of plans for a complex ...

News item | 11-03-2019 | 10:06

Report: Fluctuating waves of right-wing extremist violence in Western Europe

The translation of the NCTV report ‘Fluctuating waves of right-wing extremist violence in Western Europe. The nature, severity ...

News item | 07-12-2018 | 11:44

Authorities neutralise specific threat posed by Arnhem-based terrorist network

On Thursday the police arrested seven men, thereby eliminating a concrete threat posed by a terrorist network. As ever, though, ...

News item | 28-09-2018 | 17:58

NCTV: chance of attack in the Netherlands still real

The jihadist threat has evolved over the past few months, but the threat level for the Netherlands remains at ‘substantial’ ...

News item | 26-09-2018 | 10:37

Threat continues to evolve, but threat level remains at 4

The jihadist threat to the Netherlands is changing. The collapse of the ‘caliphate’ has weakened ISIS as an organisation. Since ...

News item | 12-04-2018 | 14:57