German police Wednesday announced the arrest of three men suspected of planning terrorist attacks. Some reports say they were targeting the U.S. military base at Ramstein in western Germany, and the busy Frankfurt International Airport.
On Tuesday, Danish officials announced that eight young men were arrested on similar charges.
In the six years since the Sept. 11 attacks, anti-terrorism laws in Europe have been tightened, making such arrests possible. But after the headlines, there have been few consequences for those arrested.