Saturday, November 14

Three Teams of Coordinated Attackers Carried Out Assault on Paris, Officials Say; Hollande Blames ISIS

The Guardian
"Three teams of Islamic State attackers acting in unison carried out the terrorist assault in Paris on Friday night, officials said Saturday, including one gunman who may have traveled to Europe on a Syrian passport along with the flow of migrants. 'It is an act of war that was committed by a terrorist army, a jihadist army, Daesh, against France,' President François Hollande told the nation from the Élysée Palace, using an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State. 'It is an act of war that was prepared, organized and planned from abroad, with complicity from the inside, which the investigation will help establish.' As the death toll rose to 129 victims — with 352 others injured, 99 of them critically — a basic timeline of the attacks came into view. ..."
NY Times (Video)
Guardian: Paris attacks kill more than 120 people – as it happened (Video)
BBC - Paris attacks updates (Video)
France24 (Video)
The Atlantic: What ISIS Really Wants (2015 March)
What is “Islamic”? A Muslim Response to ISIS and The Atlantic (2015 February)
Nov. 15:
NY Times: The Opinion Pages | What Will Come After Paris
NY Times: To Save Paris, Defeat ISIS
NY Times: How ISIS Expanded Its Threat