Jasper is a Dutch masters student. He got his Bachelor’s in Political Science and is currently working on a Master’s in Law and Politics of International Security.His interests in current affairs and terrorism have been primarily based on issues in Europe. Before 9/11, Jasper (who was 16 at the time) says he never really paid attention to North American news but the event was so heavily covered in the Netherlands that he couldn’t avoid it. He says the Dutch media generally has had a pro-American stance, especially regarding the war on terror but he has had his doubts.