Were the Paris attacks a botched assassination attempt?

French President Francois Hollande
French President Francois Hollande

It has been suggested that the attacks in Paris this past weekend were not just a terrorist attack against helpless citizens, but a coordinated attack meant to assassinate French President Hollande.  All together there were about six locations for the attacks that took place in about a 30 minute time period.  It’s possible some of these attacks were meant to be distractions and diversions to potentially throw President Hollande’s security force off guard.  Remember that President Hollande was in attendance at Stade de France, the first location to be hit.  Were these attacks a botched assassination attempt?  Has ISIS changed its strategy?  Is ISIS growing more powerful?  Will Obama change America’s strategy toward ISIS?  What would the Republican candidates do differently, if elected president?  Let’s discuss ISIS, its terrorist attacks, and American foreign policy next …

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