Blowback in Brussels: Four Reasons Why

by Chris Campbell
Laissez Faire Books

Last November, you might recall, while it was still in military lock-down from the Paris attacks, I visited Brussels.

Here’s the view from the small balcony of my Airbnb.

[…] Unfortunately, based on this trip, I’m not surprised that Brussels — the home of NATO and capital of the EU — has just been attacked by terrorists.

What I learned, from hitting the streets (and pubs) and talking to the locals, is that Brussels has been a ticking time bomb for years.

It comes down to, as far as I could understand, four converging factors:

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