ISIS Planned to Strike More Targets During Paris Attacks

(CNN) Scott Bronstein, Nicole Gaouette, Laura Koran and Clarissa Ward - The ISIS network that plots foreign strikes had planned for the carnage in the November 2015 Paris attacks to be far worse and to occur in other European countries as well. European investigators now believe that ISIS initially planned for the operatives it sent last year to also attack The Netherlands. In addition, recently obtained intelligence indicates that ISIS has stepped up efforts to infiltrate operatives into the UK. Even now, operatives inside Europe await instructions from senior handlers in Syria. "ISIS is increasing its international attack planning," said Paul Cruickshank of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. "It's set up an intricate, logistical support system for these launch these terrorist attacks."

2016-09-07 00:00:00

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