"A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on (12/19) Monday evening, killing 12 people and injuring 48 others." -- Reuters/ Michael Nienaber and Paul Carrel/ Bangor Daily News
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. - New York Times
"Ralf Jäger, the interior minister of North Rhine-Westphalia state, said an investigation had been launched (involving) Anis Amri, who was due to be deported, earlier this year on suspicion of 'preparing a serious crime endangering national safety'." - London Telegraph
Germany has played a minor role in fighting ISIS in Syria, in response to terrorist attacks in Europe and a French request for assistance. - EA Worldview
On 12/1/15 Germany agreed to send 1,200 troops to Syria to support the fight against ISIS. - London Daily Mail
12/22: "Ich bin ein Berliner." - John F. Kennedy
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