I worked this out myself a few years ago (in Italy) but it has been confirmed time and time again with various news stories that don't add up. The main problem with people in the West believing it is the deeply-embedded racism that won't allow them to believe it.
For most people, especially those who have been fed the drip-drip-drip of corporate propaganda (hey, why do they put TVs everywhere??) it is inconceivable that Western white people can organise, perpetrate and carry-out heinous crimes, as indeed they do. It is inconceivable that all of the money flowing into rural areas and renovating historic buildings in Western Europe is hot money, derived from the misery of people in other parts of the world, facilitated by people-traffickers, drug-pushers, paedophiles and common criminals.
This is the bottom line: the white, Western so-called élites are up to their necks in rotton, corrupt, illegal, stomach-churning, jaw-dropping activities, and have been so for hundreds of years. NATO are the bad guys. Drugs-trafficking is what is propping the whole system up, enforced by the goons in security suits. The whole charade at airports is there to enforce the illusion that we are fighting an enemy who is brown-skinned, out there and after us.
Nothing could be further from the truth.