In a video message, a militant commander praised the gunmen who killed 12 people in Paris, including the editor of Charlie Hebdo. The latest issue of the satirical magazine went on sale in France Wednesday.
Certainly the three murderers in Paris were offended. But should they be allowed to speak for all Muslims?
The threat of European jihadis returning home from fighting in the Middle East has been thrust back into the spotlight after last week's attacks in Paris. Your assumptions about who they are may be wrong.
The killing of 143 militants from the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group could be a major blow to their expansion strategy. Hundreds of people died during a recent Boko Haram attack on a Nigerian garrison town near the border.
Once again, perspective is being lost in the wake of a tragedy.
Security experts are concerned that the recent attacks in France may inspire copycat attacks in the US and elsewhere. Some officials aren't convinced that the Islamic State threat is now worse, although others see potential risks.