The November terrorist attacks in Paris put the world on edge, including the United States, as 130 people were killed by suicide bombers and shootings at cafés, restaurants, a music venue and near a stadium.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying it was in retaliation for French air strikes on ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq.
The reaction in America has been swift and direct. Presidential candidates Donald Trump said the U.S. may need to close some mosques. Ben Carson suggested barring Syrian refugees from entering the country.
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