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A Muslim Parliamentarian’s View On Fighting Terrorists

MEP Syed Kamall speaks at a plenary debate this week on terrorism and the Paris attacks. (flickr/European Union 2015 – European Parliament)

Brussels remains under high security, following the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, though Belgian school children returned to their classrooms today. The manhunt continues for Belgians suspected of supporting, planning and implementing the attacks.

Meanwhile, Europe’s elected officials are scrambling to come up with a response. EU member states want the EU Parliament to pass a measure to share airline passenger information with intelligence services, but opposition has held up that measure for at least two years. And there is heated debate over how to reinforce security in a borderless Europe.

Syed Kamall, a member of the European Parliament representing London, who is also chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group, discusses this with Here & Now’s Indira Lakshmanan.

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