Paris attacks came hours after Obama declared Islamic State ‘contained’
The terrorist attacks in Paris carried out by the Islamic State came about 12 hours after President Obama declared that the extremist group had been “contained.”
The Islamic State claimed responsibility Saturday for the shootings and bombings that left at least 127 people dead and scores wounded, many seriously on Friday. French President Francois Hollande blamed the Islamic State, also known by the acronyms ISIL and ISIS, for “an act of war.”
In an interview with ABC News on Friday, Mr. Obama said the Islamic State was not gaining strength...