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The militant wave rolling back toward Europe is dizzying: U.S. intelligence agencies estimate that more than 38,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Iraq and Syria since 2012 .Belgium's failure was cooked into the system: The militants move stealthily, and the Belgians didn't collect or share enough of the intelligence that was there.How could the U.S. and Europe develop a more effective strategy to combat Daesh? It would begin with truly shared intelligence and military command. Experts say that the United Kingdom and France have strong spy agencies; Germany's is competent but afraid to level with its public; the rest are relatively weak, and there is no Europe-wide spy agency.Intelligence strategies that worked against Al-Qaeda may not succeed with this adversary.More "human intelligence" – real spies daring to penetrate the enemy camp – is essential, however risky.European intelligence services must combine forces with the U.S. and with each other.
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