Terrorism: Killing Ground on the Seine

With Jews as their targets, urban guerrillas flourish in Paris

The assault was not only brutal and ugly; it was the latest symptom of what seemed to be a spreading and malignant disease. The two gunmen who burst into Paris' most famous Jewish restaurant last week, spraying lunchtime patrons of Jo Goldenberg's with submachine-gun fire before escaping, left more than just six people dead and 22 injured in their wake. The close-knit Parisian Jewish community reacted with rage, fearing that the attack presaged a new wave of anti-Semitic violence in Europe. The attacks...

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