Why France—again?

I was encouraged by the comments of Prime Minister Manuel Valls who said, “times have changed, and France is going to have to live with terrorism.” Although he was excoriated on social media for saying this, he is bang on. This is not a defeatist attitude, it is a realist one.

The National Gallery in London flying the French flag in a sign of solidarity with France after the Paris attacks in November 2015. Photograph courtesy of Christiaan Triebert

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:23 AM

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