The terrorist attack in Nice (France) revealed complexity of the fight against terrorism

15. July 2016


Yesterday's terrorist attack and the tragedy that took place in Nice (France) exposed us the complexity of the fight against terrorism. Sad fact is, that we are no longer safe anywhere, and that it will be necessary to live with the threats of terrorism in the future.

The greatest danger represents forms of terrorism, which carried out terrorist acts with the methods and means, which is very easy to organize and get. On the other hand, the intelligence and security organs have a nightmare for the detection and prevention of such acts.

Another important finding is associated with high risk posed by individual terrorist acts, which are inspired by the idea of ​​radical Islam and are not necessarily linked to any terrorist organization.

Dr. Denis Čaleta, ICS Ljubljana, was asked by various media for expert comments to help explain the background of the tragic terrorist attack.