January 25, 2016

In Islamic State video, Paris attackers vowed to strike West

By Ilan Goldenberg

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist(s) Missy Ryan

A new Islamic State video features the perpetrators of last year’s Paris attacks, highlighting the men’s jihadist credentials as it shows them carrying out hostage executions and speaking of plans to strike the West.

The sleekly produced video, which mixes news footage with gruesome on-air beheadings, adds to an evolving picture of how the Nov. 13 attacks were planned and how they fit into the Islamic State’s strategy for exporting its extremist campaign.

Read the full article in the Washington Post.

  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...