In just a few years, Islamic suburbs of Paris will obey their own set of rules, they will have their own laws, their own principles, maybe even their own police. It is already the case, Alexandre Mendel, author of the book ‘Partition’ told RT.
Terrorism cases should be heard by special courts, possibly involving the military, prominent French right-wing politician Marine Le Pen has said, adding that terrorism should be treated as an “act of war.”
To stop attacks more investment in preemptive intelligence work is needed instead of drowning in data about ordinary people. The security agencies should target those who should be under active investigation, says former MI5 intelligence officer Annie Machon.
French authorities have detained “some” and are investigating the rest of the 271 jihadi militants who are known to have returned after fighting for ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the country’s interior minister has revealed, adding, that the terrorist threat in France remains “very high.”
There is currently no viable alternative to Bashar Assad to prevent Syria from turning into a failed state, the new French president has said, departing from his predecessor’s position that the Syrian leader must be toppled to stabilize the war-torn country.