Western officials say violent extremism is not only responsible for the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians but also attacks the pillars of civilization. VOA's Linda Ringe reports on this week's jihadist targets and how the West is trying to counter the militants. Brian Allen narrates.
The Islamic State militant group made good this week on its promise to attack multiple targets in major cities. Political leaders around the world are vowing to crack down on terrorists. VOA's Linda Ringe reports.
Parisians are marking a solemn anniversary this week. It's been one year since the Islamic State-inspired terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine and on a Jewish supermarket that left at total of 17 people dead. But as Linda Ringe reports, the battle against IS looks very different this January than last.