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Brussels Still On Lockdown, 21 Arrested In Raids

Soldiers and police patrol on Brussels' Grand Place as the Belgian capital remains on the highest possible alert level on November 23, 2015. Belgian police arrested five more people in a new series of anti-terrorism raids Monday, prosecutors said, as the capital Brussels was locked down for a third day under a state of maximum alert. (Dirk Waem/AFP/Getty Images)
Soldiers and police patrol on Brussels’ Grand Place as the Belgian capital remains on the highest possible alert level on November 23, 2015. (Dirk Waem/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Belgium is warning its citizens that there is “imminent” danger of an attack in the capital city of Brussels, following the November 13 attack on Paris that killed 130 people and injured hundreds more. 

Belgian police detained 21 people between Sunday night and midday Monday.

French President Francois Hollande is meeting with world leaders this week, including U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, U.S. President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, to discuss an escalation of strikes against ISIS and how best to counter international terrorism.

Here & Now security analyst Jim Walsh discusses this with host Indira Lakshmanan.

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