Why The UK Is A Harder Target For Would-Be Terrorists
As the U.K. is on alert after a high-profile stabbing, we examine why the country is a more difficult target for terrorists than the rest of Europe.By Sebastian Martinez | December 6, 2015
After high profile terror attacks in Paris, counterterrorism officials say the United Kingdom could be next. But the U.K. offers a harder target when it comes to Paris-style attacks.
For one, the country's borders aren't as open as continental Europe's. (Video via BBC)
The U.K. is not a member of the Schengen Area, which allows people to travel among participating countries without passport control.