Tag : Military

Rogue Belgian soldier lurked near potential target's home

A Belgian soldier with suspected extreme-right views who absconded with military weapons spent two hours lurking near the home of a potential assassination target, officials said Friday. Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne said the suspect, who disappeared on Monday, had spent more than two hours that evening near the home of one of his potential targets.

Blinken welcomes Danish Arctic military boost

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday welcomed Denmark's plans to boost its military presence in Greenland and the North Atlantic. The plan, which pointed to Russia's increased activity in the Arctic, aims to cover up blind spots and improve Denmark's surveillance capabilities in Greenland and the North Atlantic.