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(CNN) – Police confirmed Monday afternoon that gunman Man Haron Monis seems to have acted alone in the Sydney siege, but there are clear signs that Islamic extremism may have motivated his actions.
Jake Tapper, CNN Terror Analyst Paul Cruickshank and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discuss the difficulty of disrupting "lone-wolf" attacks.
Washington (CNN) - New information leads U.S. officials to believe that French jihadist David Drugeon, a bomb maker in the al-Qaeda affiliated Khorasan Group, survived U.S. strikes last month, U.S. officials tell CNN.
(CNN) - A U.S. airstrike in Syria appears to have killed a key French jihadist who is part of the militant Khorasan Group, a U.S. defense official said Thursday morning.
The strike happened overnight Wednesday near Idlib, according to the official, who has access to the latest information about the strikes.
The U.S. fired at a vehicle it believed carried David Drugeon, a skilled bomb-maker in his 20s who also has ties to core al Qaeda members in Pakistan, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.