France’s war against firefighters and police

France’s war against firefighters and police

By Yves Mamou / Gatestone Institute France’s Minister of the Interior, Gerard Collomb, was clearly happy on January 1st. Why? No terrorist attack had occurred on New Year’s Eve. Collomb warmly thanked the 140,000 police officers, soldiers, firefighters, and civil security associations who had been mobilized to block any potential terrorist attack. To give just […]

France: Islamism in the Heart of the State

France: Islamism in the Heart of the State

By Yves Mamou / Gatestone Institute On October 25, 2017, the highest French administrative court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), ordered the removal of a Roman Catholic cross from the top of a monument dedicated to Pope John Paul II in a public square in Ploërmel, Britanny. According to the France’s highest administrative court, this cross […]

France submits to terrorism, Muslim anti-semitism

France submits to terrorism, Muslim anti-semitism

By Guy Millière / Gatestone Institute In Bagneux, France, on November 1, 2017, a plaque placed in memory of Ilan Halimi, a young Jew murdered in 2006 by a “gang of barbarians”, was destroyedand covered with graffiti. When a few days later, another plaque replaced it, the French government issued a statement that “hate will not win”. There […]

France: New anti-terrorism law takes effect

France: New anti-terrorism law takes effect

By Soeren Kern / Gatestone Institute French President Emmanuel Macron has formally signed a new counter-terrorism law which gives prefects, police and security forces wide-ranging powers — without the need to seek prior approval from a judge — to search homes, place people under house arrest and close places of worship. The measure also authorizes […]

France chooses submission

France chooses submission

From Israpundit On Sunday, the people of France voted overwhelmingly for their demise. Of course, that’s not what they think they voted for. But it is. They think they voted for “inclusion,” “fairness,” “diversity,” and all the rest of the hogwash served up by the leftist/globalist/communist/Islamo-fascists because hogwash is a favorite dish among useful idiots. […]

Whither France?

Whither France?

By Justin Raimondo / Antiwar.com In the post-9/11 world, our attention has been fixated on the Middle East, Afghanistan, and the Arab states in the north of Africa. More recently, North Korea has been added to the mix, as Kim Jong-un’s antics capture the spotlight. And yet the world beyond the Mideast and Eastasia is in […]

Debate over no-go sharia zones in Sweden, France: Fake news or not?

Debate over no-go sharia zones in Sweden, France: Fake news or not?

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Are there “no-go” areas in Sweden, France, and other European countries that are ruled by sharia law, not controlled by the state? The New York Times calls such ideas “fake news”. The Gatestone Institute says the New York Times is fake news. One side has to be wrong. Please consider the Gatestone […]

A month of Islam and multiculturalism in France: February 2017

A month of Islam and multiculturalism in France: February 2017

By Soeren Kern / Gatestone Institute February 1. The Interior Ministry reported a 45% decline in attacks against Jews and Muslims in France in 2016, but a 17.5% increase in attacks against Christians. The ministry said there were 1,125 attacks against Jews and Muslims in 2016, down from 2,034 attacks in 2015. It also reported […]

France’s death spiral

France’s death spiral

By Guy Millière / Gatestone Institute February 2, 2017: A “no-go zone” in the eastern suburbs of Paris. Police on patrol hear screams. They decide to check. While there, a young man insults them. They decide to arrest him. He hits them. A fight starts. He accuses a policeman of having raped him with a police […]

France: Deradicalization of Jihadists a “total fiasco”

France: Deradicalization of Jihadists a “total fiasco”

By Soeren Kern / Gatestone Institute The French government’s flagship program to deradicalize jihadists is a “total failure” and must be “completely reconceptualized,” according to the initial conclusions of a parliamentary fact-finding commission on deradicalization. The preliminary report reveals that the government has nothing to show for the tens of millions of taxpayer euros it […]

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