In Mechelen, we are fighting to prevent individuals being radicalised by creating safe, clean neighbourhoods and avoiding groupthink
There is no single easy way to prevent jihadist terrorism. But we are not defenseless.
Important as they are, security-focused measures are not enough. They will not stop lone wolves who decide to throw away their lives whilst slaughtering innocent people. For real success, we must prevent individuals being radicalised in the first place. That is far less difficult than to try to de-radicalise someone.