re: Every individual must be vetted (letter, 16 November)

Larry Hughes

Notwithstanding the likelihood that the passport found on the body of one of the Paris attackers may have been forged, it is debateable whether vetting every refugee entering Europe would have stopped the attacks since a number of the attackers were born and raised in France while others were brought to France as children.

Published in Globe and Mail (18 November 15)