France Implications and Repercussions of the Paris Attacks

  • 17 Dec 2015 12:42
This latest white paper examines the impact of the 13 November terrorist attacks in Paris and prospects for European security in the context of military engagement against Islamic State (IS).
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Written by Angelique Lecorps, Senior Risk Analyst for G4S Risk Consulting.

The significance and ramifications of the attacks are complex and multiple, both in terms of the extensive networks they have exposed and the pressure they place on established mechanisms within the EU, including the continuity of the Schengen agreement.
 
The impact of the attacks on France’s security and policy framework is profound and unprecedented, but deeper still are the broader ramifications for the international community, its response to IS and its long-term approach to security.