Busted Scanner, Lack of Manpower: How Belgium Police Missed the Brussels Attack

Shortage of manpower, funds cited as major problems for authorities – scanner in the police department monitoring jihadists was unfixed since 2014, preventing transfer of information.

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BRUSSELS – The evidence and testimony now being heard at a parliamentary inquiry into March’s deadly terror attacks in the Belgian capital suggest that lapses by the authorities were far more serious than even...