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Last week in Paris, 17 people were killed in terrorist attacks on a satirical magazine and a kosher grocery story.  Yesterday, some three million angry people took to the streets all over the country.  Despite that show of national unity, can France contain a backlash against Muslims…or increased anti-Semitism?  What's the potential impact on the rest of Europe?  

Also, Secretary of State John Kerry is in Pakistan for anti-terrorism talks, and the White House concedes it should have had higher-profile representation in France yesterday.  Will Republicans in Congress speed up funding for the Department of Homeland Security?  

Photo: Thousands showed up for a massive march against terrorism in Paris, January 11, 2015. (Ben Ledbetter)

Producers:
Evan George
Jenny Hamel
Katie Cooper

Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan for Anti-terrorism Talks 5 MIN, 53 SEC

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Pakistan today for two days of security and economic talks with the nation's top civilian and military leaders. This comes only a month after a devastating attack that killed 140 at a military school in Peshawar. Kerry is calling for Pakistan to crack down on militants targeting not only the Pakistani people, but the US as well. Michael Gordon, national security correspondent for the New York Times, joins us from Islamabad.

Guests:
Michael Gordon, New York Times (@gordonnyt)

Will Terrorism in France Mean Unity or Division? 33 MIN, 20 SEC

Massive turnouts in Paris and other cities yesterday were a demonstration of national outrage against terrorism and anti-Semitism.  In Paris, the leaders of 40 countries marched in solidarity against terrorism. Now, as the search continues for possible accomplices in last week's deadly attacks, some 10,000 new security forces are being deployed around the country – almost 5000 will be assigned to guard Jewish schools and synagogues. Already, many Jews have been leaving France. There's also concern about an anti-Muslim backlash, based on fear that more young Muslims from impoverished suburbs will be radicalized. Will last week's violence fuel far-right political parties all over Europe or lead to cultural dialogue?

Guests:
Vivienne Walt, Time magazine (@vivwalt)
Bruce Hoffman, Georgetown University (@hoffman_bruce)
Simone Rodan-Benzaquen, American Jewish Committee
Karim Amellal, Political science lecturer of Algerian and French dual citizenship (@karimamellal )
Joerg Forbrig, German Marshall Fund (@JoergForbrig)

More:
Walt on French Intelligence warning that there might be worse attacks to come
American Jewish Committee on terror attacks as wake-up call to radical Islam threat to France
Los Angeles Times on fear of anti-Muslim backlash in France after Charlie Hebdo attack

Key Issues on Tap for GOP Congress 10 MIN, 5 SEC

Forty nations sent heads of state or foreign ministers to Paris for yesterday's march against terrorism. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Palestinian leader Abbas and even the King of Jordan marched. The US sent an Ambassador. We hear what the White House says now — and how Congress might respond in the aftermath of last week's terrorism.

Guests:
Zeke Miller, Time magazine (@ZekeJMiller)
David Hawkings, CQ Roll Call (@davidhawkings)

More:
Miller on White House acknowledgment that it should have sent a more senior official
Marco Rubio on absence of President Obama at Paris rally

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