After Paris

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The facade of the courtyard of the ministry with the Colonnes de Buren illuminated in the colors of the French national flag in Paris, France, 17 November 2015.

After Paris


NEW YORK – The attacks in Paris by individuals associated with the Islamic State, coming on the heels of bombings in Beirut and the downing of a Russian airliner over the Sinai Peninsula, reinforce the reality that the terrorist threat has entered a new and even more dangerous phase.
Just why the Islamic State decided to stage its attacks now is a matter for conjecture; it may well be that it is going global to compensate for its recent loss of territory in Iraq. But whatever the rationale, wh...


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