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    Third Bataclan Bomber Identified as Frenchman

    It was a homegrown attack. Prime Minister Manuel Valls confirmed that the suicide bomber, who reports say was 23-year-old Foued Mohamed-Aggad of Strasbourg, is the last of the three Bataclan attackers to be identified. This means that every perpetrator so far named in the Paris attacks was either French or Belgian. Though some have blamed lax Belgian security forces for not intercepting intelligence about the plot, both France and the U.S., reeling from recent attacks, may need to rethink strategies at home for defusing would-be jihadis.

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