US response to 9/11 increased terror threat: Hollande

Roses line the north memorial pool on the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacksAmerica’s response to the 9/11 attacks augmented rather than defeated the jihadist threat, with the consequences of the Iraq war now being felt in terror-scarred France, President Francois Hollande said Sunday. In a Facebook post commemorating the victims of the attacks Hollande echoed a famous front-page headline from Le Monde newspaper on the day after the suicide plane strikes. Namely to Iraq,” he wrote.

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