lone wolf attacks
Obama talked tough about the prospects of defeating Islamic State militants who control broad swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq but admitted US law enforcement agencies have limitations in tracking the threat at home.
Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab is calling on jihadis in the West to target North America's largest shopping center, the West Edmonton Mall. This isn't the first time that Al-Shabaab has called for attacks on Canadian soil.
And the same group taking responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo killings called on sympathizers to launch "lone-wolf" attacks on Canada.
Tourists, pilgrims, and locals gathered in a festive atmosphere at Bethlehem's Manger Square, but the harsh reality of life under occupation still lingered.
After three attacks on civilians in two days that killed one person and injured 20, French officials deployed up to 300 troops to help patrol public places.
Security experts say the most effective tactic for preventing domestic terrorism requires a much softer touch than US intelligence have used in the past.