Paris newspaper attack rallies Islamic extremists, is likely to boost militant recruitment

January 10, 2015 7:45 AM

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Paris newspaper attack rallies Islamic extremists, is likely to boost militant recruitment

FILE - In this Wednesday Jan. 7, 2015, file photo, masked gunman fire their weapons outside the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris. Though it is impossible to gauge in any tangible way the effect the deadly attack on a Paris newspaper will have on recruitment by extremist groups - and there is no evidence so far that it is mobilizing large numbers of would-be jihadis - experts believe the perceived professionalism of the brothers' assault and their subsequent showdown with police could rally more supporters to militant ranks. (AP Photo, File) NO SALES (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this image made from amateur video recorded on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, file photo by Jordi Mir, masked gunman walk past a police officer moments after shooting him at blank range outside the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Though it is impossible to gauge in ...

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