Paul Belien

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Person.png Paul Belien  Rdf-icon.png
(journalist)
Born1959
NationalityBelgian (Flemish)
ReligionRoman Catholic
SpouseAlexandra Colen

Paul Belien worked as a professional journalist in both Belgium and the Netherlands. In 1994 he founded the Brussels-based think tank Centre for the New Europe (CNE). His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Spectator, The Independent and elsewhere.[1]

Belien is married to Vlaams Belang MP Alexandra Colen.[2]

Belien is the founder and editor of The Brussels Journal blog. He is also an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute. He holds a degree in law with specialization in social security law and European law (University of Ghent, Belgium) and a doctorate in international studies (University of Buckingham, UK).[3]

In December 2006, the Middle East Forum appointed Dr. Belien as director of Islamist Watch.[4]

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Publications

  • A Throne in Brussels: Britain, the Saxe-Coburgs, and the Belgianisation of Europe (Imprint Academic, 2005)
  • Visions of Europe, coauthored with Lady Thatcher, et al. (Duckworth, 1994)
  • Consumer-Driven Health Care, coauthored with Regina Herzlinger, et al. (Jossey-Bass, 2004).

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Event Participated in

EventStartEnd
CounterJihad/Brussels Conference18 October 200719 October 2007


References

  1. Paul Belien Appointed Director of Islamist Watch, Middle East Forum, 11 December 2006.
  2. Daniel Luban and Eli Clifton, POLITICS: Dutch Foe of Islam Ignores US Allies' Far Right Ties, Inter Press Service, 28 February 2009.
  3. Paul Belien Appointed Director of Islamist Watch, Middle East Forum, 11 December 2006.
  4. Paul Belien Appointed Director of Islamist Watch, Middle East Forum, 11 December 2006.