Terror Response

Attack Testing Germany's Fraternité

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  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    Germany is traditionally reluctant to take part in military operations but the attacks on France may prompt a rethink.

  • Facts


    • 129 people were killed in a coordinated set of attacks across Paris on Friday night.
    • President Francois Hollande called the attacks an act of war and promised retaliation.
    • French fighter jets launched raids on the Islamic State’s stronghold of Raqqa in Syria Sunday evening.
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