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Getting To The Root of France’s Muslim Dilemma As Migrants Shake EU’s Bedrock

Getting To The Root of France’s Muslim Dilemma As Migrants Shake EU’s Bedrock

The challenge of integrating Muslims into European societies has become immensely more complicated since Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the doors last summer to an influx of more than a million, mainly Muslim young men, into Germany and the EU. Here Joe Parson of Stratfor analyses France’s specific issues with its own extensive Muslim minority. “Getting to […]

Ten Days After The Paris Atrocity How Is The Counter Terror Doing?

Ten Days After The Paris Atrocity How Is The Counter Terror Doing?

“The fact is, any little punk from the slums can go off to Syria,” (Commandant Mohamed) Douhane, secretary general of Synergie Officiers, the French police…

Europe’s Migrant Crisis: Jean Raspail Warns ‘We Are Only At the Beginning’

Europe’s Migrant Crisis: Jean Raspail Warns ‘We Are Only At the Beginning’

Forty three years ago Jean Raspail (90) a French author, traveller and explorer published “Le Camp des Saints” (The Camp of the Saints) warning of…

Pork Row Could See a Mandatory Vegetarian Menu in French Public Schools

Pork Row Could See a Mandatory Vegetarian Menu in French Public Schools

At last count, admittedly some time back, there were 65,849 restaurants in France and just 370 offered a vegetarian option; but now a religious row…

Zemmour’s France – Has the Author Unleashed a Monster or a New Movement?

Zemmour’s France – Has the Author Unleashed a Monster or a New Movement?

The grassroots can’t get enough of him. Leftwing intellectuals despise him. But the polemical writer and broadcaster Éric Zemmour has been on a non-stop speaking…

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French Mayor Warns Of A Third World War Against Judeo-Christian Civilisation by Islamists

French Mayor Warns Of A Third World War Against Judeo-Christian Civilisation by Islamists

Never one to mince his words the UMP mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has told France 3 TV that…

Tide of Recruits Raises Concerns about Defeating Daesh, 1432 French Radicals Have Joined

Tide of Recruits Raises Concerns about Defeating Daesh, 1432 French Radicals Have Joined

A report compiled for the French Senate notes the number of French passport holders who have joined the ranks of radicalised recruits…

Toulouse Tribunal Trashed in an Apparent Islamic Revenge Attack after Removals

Toulouse Tribunal Trashed in an Apparent Islamic Revenge Attack after Removals

The 4-storey Toulouse administrative court which hears cases for removal orders involving illegal immigrants for a large part of…

Valls’ Use of “Islamo-fascists” Provokes Widespread Reaction, Does Term Reflect Reality?

Valls’ Use of “Islamo-fascists” Provokes Widespread Reaction, Does Term Reflect Reality?

Manuel Valls, France’s Socialist prime minister has caused a stir by describing Islamist extremists responsible for terror attacks…

Paris Attacks: The End of 300 Years of Lebrecht Family Life in France

Paris Attacks: The End of 300 Years of Lebrecht Family Life in France

Norman Lebrecht, a well known critic of music and cultural affairs tells how long before the latest in an increasing…

In Defence of Liberté and Free Speech – France is Charlie Hebdo – We Are All Charlie Hebdo

In Defence of Liberté and Free Speech – France is Charlie Hebdo – We Are All Charlie Hebdo

The barbaric, bloody slaughter of 12 people during an attack on a Paris newspaper office by two Islamist gunmen…

Twinned with Rotherham Does France’s Saint-Quentin Face an Image Issue?

Twinned with Rotherham Does France’s Saint-Quentin Face an Image Issue?

For the past three weeks the name of Saint-Quentin, a small French town in the Somme, has been…

Compare Bardot in a Bikini to a Burqa Bather and Watch Sparks Fly – as Politician Discovers

Compare Bardot in a Bikini to a Burqa Bather and Watch Sparks Fly – as Politician Discovers

A picture of bikini-clad Brigitte Bardot — sex symbol of the 60s — posted on a politician’s Facebook…

Does France Have a Problem? Here is Paris During a pro-Hamas Rally, Judge for Yourselves

Does France Have a Problem? Here is Paris During a pro-Hamas Rally, Judge for Yourselves

For weeks now ever since the latest Israel-Hamas conflict broke out, Paris has been intermittently rocked by anti-Israel violence, rising…

A Siren Call for Secularism: How Those who Label France ‘Burqaphobic’ Miss the Point

A Siren Call for Secularism: How Those who Label France ‘Burqaphobic’ Miss the Point

Since 1905 France’s Roman Catholic Church has been subject to the discipline of French republican secularism, but now…

‘Gender Theory’: Smokescreen or Row Back? Socialists Pressured by Muslims and the Right

‘Gender Theory’: Smokescreen or Row Back? Socialists Pressured by Muslims and the Right

A bad year for France’s widely unpopular Socialist government may get worse as it tries without seeming to…

New Right: Where Cross and Crescent Flirt in France May a Tea Party Brew?

New Right: Where Cross and Crescent Flirt in France May a Tea Party Brew?

Following the electorate’s quenelle or “monumental rout” of the ruling Socialists in the first round of nationwide municipal elections on March 23,…

Gender Theory: Alive and Well in France?

Gender Theory: Alive and Well in France?

If the Socialist government hopes it has buried boycotts and widespread protests over sex equality curricula in French…

Alain Finkielkraut on the Fall of France

Alain Finkielkraut on the Fall of France

French philosopher and author Alain Finkielkraut has been accused of “Islam-bashing “ by a leading Islamic cleric in…

Sikhs Caught Up in France’s Secular Battle

Sikhs Caught Up in France’s Secular Battle

Sikhs caught up in France’s battle to stay secular (via AFP) France’s Sikh community is ramping up a…

On s’en Fout ! We’re Voting Marine le Pen…

On s’en Fout ! We’re Voting Marine le Pen…

Large swathes of voters have now lost any sense of shame and literally rejoice at the idea of…

French Far Right Surges in Politics, on Streets

French Far Right Surges in Politics, on Streets

Imam Mohamed Khattabi stands in the mosque Averroès Ibn Rochd of Montpellier, France. As far-right sentiments hostile to…

Can Front National Win France’s Next Elections?

Can Front National Win France’s Next Elections?

Video News by NewsLook This week, the European Parliament lifted the immunity of far-right leader Marine Le Pen.…

1789 France, Turkey and the EU Club

1789 France, Turkey and the EU Club

Recent unrest in Turkey, a candidate for EU membership, has prompted the French and other EU states to ponder whether…

Marine Le Pen Faces “Hate Speech” Charges

Marine Le Pen Faces “Hate Speech” Charges

French authorities have asked the European Parliament to lift the immunity of FN-Front National leader Marine Le Pen,…

War in Mali  … Is Islam Compatible with France?

War in Mali … Is Islam Compatible with France?

When last November Le Point published this front cover (below) there was angry condemnation from the Left. Now with…

Zero Tolerance for Enemies of Free Speech

Zero Tolerance for Enemies of Free Speech

France’s Socialist Interior Minister Manuel Valls recently drew a large line in the sand warning that Islamist extremists…

How do You Solve a ‘Problem’ like Charlie H?

How do You Solve a ‘Problem’ like Charlie H?

The resolute determination of a Paris satirical weekly, backed by French and European law, to pursue its long-standing…

Let’s Hear it for (Charlie) Hebdo

Let’s Hear it for (Charlie) Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo has once again been flying an increasingly battered flag for freedom of opinion and expression despite global…

Anti-Semitism back on the agenda in France

Anti-Semitism back on the agenda in France

As Paris July 16 remembered the 70th anniversary of the Vel d’Hiv Roundup and deportation to Auschwitz of…

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