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Police Focus On Brussels Neighborhood Connected With Islamist Extremism

Belgian police conducted raids this weekend in relation to the attacks in Paris. This is not the first time there has been a Belgian connection with Islamic extremism. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Edwin Bakker, director of the Centre for Terrorism and Counterterrorism at Leiden University in the Netherlands, about the rise of Belgian jihadists.

Obama Defends Current U.S. Strategy Against ISIS At G-20 Summit

In the wake of the Paris attacks, President Obama defended his strategy to combat ISIS against criticism that the effort isn't working and he underestimated the threat posed by that group. Speaking at a gathering of world leaders in Turkey, Obama said the strategy to defeat ISIS will work over time and a massive deployment of U.S. troops is not the answer.


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