This Map Shows the West’s Spreading Anti-Terror Crackdown

Arrests throughout the West follow Parisian terror attacks.


On the heels of the Paris attacks, a wave of anti-terror raids, arrests, and new security policies have swept the Western world in at least seven countries. Around two dozen suspects in four countries were apprehended on Thursday and Friday of last week. On Tuesday, counter-terrorism operations continued in France, Germany, and Greece. The map below plots the efforts thus far from Canada, the US, Germany, Ireland, France, Greece, and Belgium. Click on each city for further details.

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