Another day, another Islamist terror attack. As human beings and Christians, our hearts go out to the families of the dead and injured police officers in Paris tonight.
But as realists, we also look at and analyse the facts:
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement from the Amaq news agency.
The statement named the gunman as ISIS fighter Abu Yusuf al-Baljiki, also spelled al-Beljiki. ISIS fighters often add the name of their native country to the end of their name, in this case, “The Belgian.”
Abu Yusuf’s name was included in a set of ISIS documents uncovered last year: