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4 years, 12 attacks: A timeline of terror in France

CBSN investigates the policies and conditions that have contributed to radicalism in France

In 2012, a series of deadly motorcycle shootings that killed three paratroopers, a rabbi and three young children outside of a Jewish school in Toulouse heightened emotions and drew the world's attention to the increasing incidence of terror in France. In the four years since, so many young Frenchmen have gone to fight alongside ISIS in Iraq and Syria that organizations like the International Center for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence have begun keeping count. In September 2015, French Prime Minister Valls placed the figure at 1,800 fighters, giving valuable context for the wave of terror attacks that have plagued the country over the last four years:

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