The French are taking the threat of ISIS a lot more serious than the U.S. government following the Paris attacks, where 130 people were massacred by radical Islamic terrorists.
Shortly after the attack, President François Hollande declared the attacks an “act of war.” He received parliamentary approval to impose a 90 day state of emergency, which are set out in a 1955 law and are designed to be used in “cases of imminent danger resulting from serious breaches of public order, or in case of events threatening, by their nature and gravity, public disaster.”
As a result of the “act of war”, the French began a crackdown on radical Islamic terrorism has resulted in 2,235 searches, 263 arrests and 334 weapons seized, including 34 military-grade weapons.
Most intriguing about the French response is their response to mosques.
Three mosques have been shut down for showing a pattern of radicalization. The most recent mosque raided resulted in seizures of weapons and ISIS propaganda