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French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve talks to journalists after a meeting about blasts in Brussels at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

France Says It Foils Advanced Attack Plot: Minister

A French national suspected of belonging to a militant network planning an attack in France was arrested on Thursday morning, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said. The arrest helped “foil a plot in France that was at an advanced stage,” Cazeneuve said on Thursday night in a televised address from his ministry.

March 25, 2016
Belgian troops wait in the back of their army truck in Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Surviving Paris Attacks Suspect Wants To Return To ‘Explain Himself’: Lawyer

His lawyer, Sven Mary, said on Monday that Abdeslam was collaborating and communicating, and that he was “worth his weight in gold” for the investigation.

March 24, 2016
Belgian police officers secure the departure of Salah Abdeslam from the federal police headquarters in Brussels

‘I Was A Suicide Bomber’: Paris Suspect Charged In Belgium

The prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks planned to blow himself up at a sports stadium with fellow Islamic State militants but changed his mind, he told Belgian investigators on Saturday.

March 20, 2016

France Pays Tribute To Victims Of Paris Attacks

President Hollande: “The terrorists want to divide us, to oppose us, to pit us against one another. They will fail.”

November 27, 2015

Post-Paris: Which Candidates Gain, Which Don’t

Is Paris making voters think more about the commander in chief part of the job of president?If so, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton are up.

November 25, 2015

Cartoon: Vive La France!

“Vive la France!”

November 23, 2015

Tapped Phone Led Paris Attack Leader To His Death

Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday.

November 22, 2015

Paris Attacks Show The Good And Bad Of High-Tech Revolution

It’s become clear that in the ancient and continuing matchup between good guys and bad guys, the fast-evolving technological world is both blessing and curse. From an anti-terror perspective, however, a half-and-half situation is a loss.

November 21, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Jesus, Get Your Gun!

What would Jesus do? Oppose background checks, naturally.

November 20, 2015

A Tale Of Two Terrors: Paris And New York

Although the New York attacks were far grander in scale and horrific imagery, the terror in Paris took on, in some ways, a scarier form.

November 19, 2015

An Apocalyptic Death Cult Has Its Limits

It almost goes without saying that you can’t make treaties with such people. They can only be defeated. The question is how? And at what cost?

November 18, 2015

The Reality Of Refugee Admissions: Yes, The Government Vets Them

There’s a serious fallacy at work in all the political demagoguery: By the time any Syrian refugee actually arrives in the United States, we do know who that person is. Very well.

November 17, 2015

Entertainment’s Place In Post-Attack Rebuttal

As the Paris attacks and their aftermath have played out this weekend, once again we stare dazed at the cable news screen, facing questions we never imagined — questions we suspect have no answers.

November 17, 2015

The Paris Attacks And What Must Change

The choice of soft targets was the “game changer,” and not just for the French. American law enforcement has taken note. And so should ordinary Americans.

November 17, 2015

Paris Terror: Why ISIS Needs The ‘Useful Idiots’ Who Demonize Muslims

Every imbecile who threatens Muslims is an unwitting agent of ISIS; in fact, it would be unsurprising to learn that ISIS itself is covertly promoting such messages in order to intensify enmity between the peoples of the Quran and the rest of the world.

November 16, 2015

France Police Raid Homes, Vow It’s ‘Just The Beginning’

Police believe one attacker is on the run, and are working on the assumption that at least four people helped organize the mayhem, the worst atrocity in France since World War Two, which appears to have been organized in neighboring Belgium.

November 16, 2015

Islamic State Threatens Attack On Washington, Other Countries

“We say to the states that take part in the crusader campaign that, by God, you will have a day, God willing, like France’s and by God, as we struck France in the center of its abode in Paris, then we swear that we will strike America at its center in Washington.”

November 16, 2015

Sharing The Pain

Paris’ famed Notre Dame cathedral hosted thousands of people Sunday night for a memorial service honoring the at least 129 people killed in gun and bombing attacks carried out Friday in two Paris districts by the Islamic State group.

November 15, 2015

French Warplanes Attack Islamic State In Syria

The French Defense Ministry said in a statement posted on its website that the bombing of Islamic State’s de facto capital, Raqqa, destroyed “a command post, a jihadist recruitment center and arms and munitions depot,” and “a terrorist training camp.” It offered no estimate of casualties.

November 15, 2015

U.S. Isn’t Second-Guessing Syrian Refugee Plan, Obama Aide Says

President Barack Obama isn’t having second thoughts about bringing Syrian refugees to the U.S., one of his top aides said Sunday after attacks in Paris that have been linked to Islamic State.

November 15, 2015

Cartoon: Allahu AK

November 14, 2015

ISIS Strikes Paris With Multiple Terror Attacks; 129 Reported Dead; France Closes Its Borders

At least 127 people are dead after a coordinated series of terror attacks throughout Paris Friday night. President François Hollande called the attacks an “act of war,” and declared a state of emergency.

November 14, 2015