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In France, New Attacks Come From Old Problems

Mark Fleming-Williams
Senior Analyst, Global Economy
Nov 22, 2015 | 14:01 GMT
France's Responses to the Paris Attacks
The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in red, white and blue on Nov. 20 in honor of the victims of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris.
(PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/Getty Images)

On the evening of Friday, Nov. 13, eight people armed with assault rifles and suicide vests attacked several targets in Paris, killing 129 civilians. At least five of the attackers were French nationals and two were Belgians; all eight appear to have been radical Islamists, and the Islamic State has...

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