Category Archives: Belgium

Belgium — Remembering the burning of the Leuven Library (August 25th 1914) — Is UCL Rector Vincent Blondel a clown?

“No easy hope or liesShall bring us to our goal,But iron sacrificeOf body, will, and soul.There is but one task for all —One life for each to give.What stands if Freedom fall?”For All We Have And AreRUDYARD KIPLING (1914) September … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — 5G Belgium : Chaos Across the Spectrum [UPDATE — Physics Today Infographic : 5G Pinch Points]

“The interferences caused to GSM-R receivers have been a very strong concern for Railway operators over the last years. Several cases of interference have been reported in various Member States, causing non-acceptable operational and even safety issues.” EU Agency for … Continue reading

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Brussels — Report : “Intelligence Agencies are dysfunctional” [UPDATE — Egmont Institute : The time has come for Belgium to significantly strengthen its counterintelligence capabilities.]

“Stuff happens in Belgium. From the inside, it is chaos, to the point that a tooled-up anti-lockdown terrorist nicknamed ‘Belgian Rambo’ roaming the woods seems par for the course. In Belgium responsibility is shared between so many layers that ultimately … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — BELGIUM : €10bn Missing From Gaddafi Frozen Accounts [UPDATE : Did Gaddafi’s money save the Belgian State?]

“Nobody is preoccupied with the question of where the funds have gone and who benefitted from them. What is surprising is that nobody wanted to see what was going on and everyone is shutting their eyes at a political level … Continue reading

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BELGIUM : €10bn Missing From Gaddafi Frozen Accounts [UPDATE : Did Gaddafi’s money save the Belgian State?]

“Nobody is preoccupied with the question of where the funds have gone and who benefitted from them. What is surprising is that nobody wanted to see what was going on and everyone is shutting their eyes at a political level … Continue reading

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5G Belgium — Chaos Across the Spectrum [UPDATE — U.S. Airlines Warn of Chaos if 5G Is Deployed]

“The interferences caused to GSM-R receivers have been a very strong concern for Railway operators over the last years. Several cases of interference have been reported in various Member States, causing non-acceptable operational and even safety issues.” EU Agency for … Continue reading

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5G Belgium — Chaos Across the Spectrum [UPDATE — Top US phone firms agree delay and no deployment around airports]

“The interferences caused to GSM-R receivers have been a very strong concern for Railway operators over the last years. Several cases of interference have been reported in various Member States, causing non-acceptable operational and even safety issues.” EU Agency for … Continue reading

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5G Belgium — Chaos Across the Spectrum [UPDATE — Boeing and Airbus Warn US Transportation Secretary]

“The interferences caused to GSM-R receivers have been a very strong concern for Railway operators over the last years. Several cases of interference have been reported in various Member States, causing non-acceptable operational and even safety issues.” EU Agency for … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering the Paris Attacks (November 13 2015)

“A jihadi loves a vacuum, as Syria demonstrates. Belgium as a state, and Belgium as the heart of the European Union are as close to a vacuum as Europe offers these days. (…) There is a vacuum. Vacuums are dangerous.” … Continue reading

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Five Years Ago — The Paris Attacks (November 13 2015) [UPDATE : At long last, the trial begins.]

“A jihadi loves a vacuum, as Syria demonstrates. Belgium as a state, and Belgium as the heart of the European Union are as close to a vacuum as Europe offers these days. (…) There is a vacuum. Vacuums are dangerous.” … Continue reading

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