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2015 Paris Attacks
2015 Paris Attacks news and analysis from The Nation
November 1, 2019
The Far Right Is Tightening Its Grip on French Politics
As extremist ideas enter the mainstream, “clash of civilizations” rhetoric is crowding out more nuanced approaches to the very real problem of terrorism.
May 8, 2017
The Crucial Role of Islam in the French Election
A solid majority of French Muslims, about half of whom identify as secular, continued to support the left this year.
December 9, 2015
US and NATO Double Down on the Cold War Versus Russia
In the aftermath of the Paris and San Bernardino attacks, Washington and Brussels still reject a coalition with Moscow against international terrorism.
Stephen F. Cohen
December 8, 2015
Close All the Mosques!
And other practical solutions to gun violence.
December 4, 2015
Why Are So Many Fossil-Fuel Companies Funding the Paris Climate Conference?
Polluters need to pay, not make decisions about the future of the planet.
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December 2, 2015
Steve Coleman Works the Connections
The composer and saxophonist’s hybrid jazz fuses the sounds of the world.
November 25, 2015
We’ve Used Racial and Ethnic Profiling for Centuries, and It Hasn’t Worked Yet
Too many politicians choose to play to the lowest common denominator, pushing measures that make them sound tough but respond to no identifiable problem.
November 24, 2015
The Temptation of Expanding US Military Involvement
Only a political effort involving countries and peoples in the region will defeat the Islamic State.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
November 24, 2015
In the Wake of Paris, Republicans Want You to Remember American Values
Like sending away orphaned toddlers and administering religious tests at the border.
November 19, 2015
Congress Assures the World It’s Afraid of Brown Migrants, Once Again
Stiffening entry requirements for Syrian and Iraqi refugees is dangerous and mean, but that’s how we’ve met non-European migrants for a long time now.