- Cindy Storer: There's no such thing as perfect security
- Barak Barfi: Greatest challenge is to change French societal views
- Sahar Aziz: Time for the French to accept new globalized world we all live in
- Shadi Hamid: There's little reason to be optimistic
Should we be optimistic or pessimistic about whether attacks like the one in Paris can be prevented in the future? CNN hosted an email discussion featuring Brookings fellow Shadi Hamid, former CIA analyst Cindy Storer, Texas A&M associate professor Sahar Aziz and New America Foundation research fellow Barak Barfi about the integration of Muslims into European society and whether French law enforcement authorities dropped the ball. Their comments have been edited for clarity and style. The views expressed are their own.
(CNN)What have you made of the response from French officials, and indeed other European nations, to the attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo?