U.S. intelligence officers call Pakistan-born Ilyas Kashmiri 'The New Bin Laden.' Christopher Dickey, Paris bureau chief and Middle East regional editor for Newsweek, joins us from Jordan to discuss the terrorist.
The death of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson have provoked lots of conversation about the militarization of the police in the United States. France has its own history of racial tensions and riots, and the week's events have reminded some French people of tenser times.
France is trying to come to terms with the fact that two of the killers identified in a beheading video are not only French citizens but converts to Islam, showing the frightening reach of jihadi ideology.
France has one of the top intelligence agencies in the world, and the country has a history of terrorist attacks that stretches back to the 1980s. Yet the Charlie Hebdo attackers somehow evaded their network, and no one yet knows how.