French Toast: Terrorists Terminated in Twin Hostage Standoffs

(Dammartin-en-Goele, France — January 9, 2015) – Two days of sheer French terror came to an end as authorities ended two hostage crises by killing the abductors. Both situations appear to be linked to Wednesday’s massacre at Charlie Hebdo, a satirical French weekly newspaper. While there has still been no official claim of responsibility from…

French Free Speech in the Crosshairs

(Paris, France — January 7, 2015) – Masked gunmen attacked the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo today, killing at least 12 and injuring an unknown number in this increasingly xenophobic country. While the motive for the attack may appear unclear at this time, the three alleged perpetrators – Said Kouachi (34), Chérif Kouachi…