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    French Warplanes Strike at ISIS’s Heart

    Francois Hollande promised his nation would strike back, and two days after coordinated Paris attacks killed 129 people, it did. French jets reportedly hit Raqqa, which ISIS claims as its capital. It’s part of the “global war,” as OZY’s John McLaughlin assesses it, that the world woke up to on Friday. The former deputy CIA director notes progress, such as Kurdish forces’ taking the militants’ stronghold of Sinjar, but that’s just a start. In Europe, authorities continue to collect evidence while arresting suspects and searching for a man they fear is the terrorist who got away.

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