Several deadly terrorist attacks have unfolded in France over the past year. So why is the European nation the target of terrorism?
Paris attacks investigation: Latest developments
“A Renault with Belgian plates, syringes in a hotel room and a cell phone containing a chilling message were among the focuses Tuesday in the sweeping multinational investigation into last week’s terror attacks in Paris that killed 129 people.”
It’s no coincidence that terrorists keep targeting France
“Jihadists are threatened by democracy, but they are empowered by narratives of sectarianism, mistrust and discrimination.”
Apartheid, or just apart?
“Young people receptive to a hard-talking Islamist message, spread by networks of recruiters, seem to be in a discreet but angry search for an identity and purpose that, to their mind, France denies them.”
Headscarf ban turns France’s Muslim women towards homeworking
“The French parliament has passed several laws on when and where women can wear headscarves. In March 2004 school staff were banned from wearing insignia or garments displaying a religious allegiance. In April 2007 the rules were also applied to those delivering a public service. There are no specific rules for private firms.”
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