Belgium Deploys Troops Amid Threat From Syrian Jihadis

January 17, 2015 1:40 PM

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Belgium will deploy as many as 300 soldiers to protect potential targets as European authorities respond to the heightened terror threat after the Paris attacks.

Security forces swooped on suspected Islamist cells and at least 28 people were arrested by police across the continent. After attacks in Paris last week by Islamist gunmen and a deadly police raid on Thursday in the eastern Belgian town of Verviers, Belgians were reminded of the threat they face fr...

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