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France news and analysis from The Nation
July 10, 2018
What a Foiled Plot to Execute Muslims Reveals About Islamophobia in France
The planned attack faded from the news, but media narratives of Islam’s incompatibility with the Republic remain.
June 20, 2018
France’s National Front Is Dead, but Its Politics Are Alive and Well
Despite the failure of Marine Le Pen’s presidential bid, the party’s virulent anti-Muslim message has found a growing audience.
June 14, 2018
Remembering Jeanne Singer
A woman in full.
April 26, 2018
Macron’s Mission Accomplished?
During his state visit, Macron made a bid to keep the Iranian nuclear accord alive while advocating for an increased Western role in Syria.
April 26, 2018
Why It’s So Important to Save the Iran Nuke Deal
If Trump dumps it, it could set off a Middle East nuclear-arms race and lead to another disastrous war.
Michael T. Klare
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April 6, 2018
The Murder of Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Has Exposed 2 Toxic Racisms in France
Along with the rise of anti-Semitism in Muslim and Arab communities, there’s growing hostility to France’s Muslims within the Jewish community, which draws its source in the defense of Israel.
March 21, 2018
‘The Social Ladder Is Broken’: Hope and Despair in the French Banlieues
Emmanuel Macron promised to reduce urban inequality, but his policies are out of touch with the impoverished reality on Paris’s periphery.
January 8, 2018
French Secularism Is in Crisis. What Does That Mean for Muslim Youth?
Three years after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, students in the
debate secularism and the state.
December 7, 2017
The Once and Future Europe
Emmanuel Macron, France’s “start-up president,” wants to move fast, even if it means breaking things—and the unforeseen turmoil in German domestic politics may help him do just that.
November 10, 2017
The Military-Industrial Complex Is Fundamentally Changing the European Union
EU leaders are planning a massive arms buildup—and, amid panic over terror attacks, the critics have been marginalized.