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Facing A Spate Of Terror Attacks, Europe Focuses On Security09:43
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Soldiers walk through the old town past restaurants on Aug. 7, 2016 in Nice, France. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Soldiers walk through the old town past restaurants on Aug. 7, 2016 in Nice, France. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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A series of deadly ISIS-inspired attacks ripped through Europe in the past year, spiking security fears, nationalist sentiment and undercutting a normally busy tourist season.

In France, soldiers patrol beaches and advocates call for Guantánamo-like cells for terror suspects. In Germany, officials take on social media companies claiming non-compliance on terror issues and a rising number of citizens rail against open-arm refugee policies supported by the country's chancellor.

All grapple with the question: How can Europe be safer?

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson explores the state of security in the E.U. with Alexandra von Nahmen of Deutsche Welle and James Andre of France 24.

Guests

Alexandra von Nahmen, terrorism expert and host of Interview for Deutsche Welle. She tweets @AlexandravonNah.

James Andre, senior correspondent for France 24. He tweets @JamesAndreF24.

This segment aired on August 9, 2016.

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