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France was told of potential terror attacks

US military intelligence has informed France in May of the potential terror attacks by the Islamic State (ISIS) in the capital city and even identified the alleged mastermind in Friday’s carnage.

Well-educated ‘Jihadi John’ not surprising

The profile of “Jihadi John,” the university-educated Londoner whose masked face is emblematic of the grisly executions by the Islamic State group, is vastly different from that of the marginalized men who carried out terror attacks in France and Denmark. That comes as no surprise to those who work with tracking such threats, who say there is no typical terrorist.