Activists in Paris, prevented from marching by the security situation, have resorted to putting shoes on the ground.
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As is distant wars, journalists in France are now kept away from areas where security forces intervene against terrorists. Should this be welcomed?
In Egypt, the Great Pyramid was illuminated with the French, Russian and Lebanese flags in solidarity with victims of terrorist attacks, but most of the focus in the West has been on the victims in Paris.
Selective sympathy raises troubling questions. If you neglect suffering in other places, it is much more difficult to mobilise political actors to take it seriously.
Pedestrians walk across the Mexican border.
Like France, the US faces the possibility that ISIS will attack an American city sooner or later.
This is the business end of how investigations are solved.
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Paris police were able to use information found on a phone, but what details can be found that could tackle future attacks?
Anti-immigration march in Riesa, Germany, September 9 2015.
Many Western policies that aim to prevent terrorism may actually be causing it.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who the French authorities say helped plan the Paris attacks.
In the flurry of activity since Paris was attacked, the reasons it happened in the first place risk being forgotten.
Sydney Opera House is illuminated in the colours of the French flag in a display of solidarity after the attacks on Paris.
Islamic State terrorism and propaganda are designed to provoke often predictable responses. We naturally respond with displays of outrage and solidarity, but we should beware the trap of division.
A soldier looks out over Paris.
The language used by François Hollande and others implies extremism can be bombed out of existence. It can't.
The response must be resolute, but it must be rational.
Less is often more – acting quickly in the wake of atrocities rarely leads to good laws.
The aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.
After the terrorist atrocity, Western powers pledged to strike back at Islamic State. They will need to do more than rattle sabres.
Counter Terrorism Sign.
So must the gentle Einstein have felt when his dreamed concept of the nature of matter flashed over Hiroshima. – John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent (1961/2008) The brutal acts of a few terrorists…
The task of identifying anyone fleeing a war zone, as many Syrians are, can be very challenging.
It beggars belief that there are people who have attached themselves to groups seeking to escape this barbarity. Their objectives are the very antithesis of those seeking sanctuary.
The sad truth is that it's all too easy to get hold of automatic weapons in Europe.
In the name of what?
The terrorists haven't attacked us because of our colour or religion, they want to destroy our way of life.
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John Kerry and 20 diplomats came together Saturday to seek a way toward peace in Syria. A former Indian ambassador to Syria believes good progress was made.
There has been a global outpouring of grief and support for Parisians after the terror attacks in the city.
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In the next few weeks we may see a resurgence of rhetoric calling for more resources to fight the War on Terror following the Paris attacks. Islamophobia may take deeper root in Europe as a whole.
The Paris attacks dominated mainstream media coverage over the weekend, from Spain to Australia.
To simply say journalists should report in equal amounts on such deaths, regardless of where they occurred, may be nice from a normative perspective. But is it actually realistic?
French President Francois Hollande address the nation after the attacks.
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The Paris attacks could inspire international leaders to come together in a global climate deal.
As borders are re-erected and national interests take precedence over collective ones, it is hard to see the Europe that we know surviving in quite the same way.