The unrecognized, unacknowledged war in France continues. And it’s only getting started.
“Police in Toulouse arrest man suspected of plotting New Year’s Eve terror attack,” by Tom Porter, International Business Times, December 28, 2016:
Police in Toulouse in south-west France have arrested a man on suspected of planning to commit a terror attack on New Year’s Eve.
Two other people, one of whom is suspected of planning an attack on police officers, were arrested in Toulouse in a separate raid, a police source told Reuters.
Police told local media the suspects had been under police surveillance for several months.
It comes after a series of terror attacks by extremists connected with the Islamic State terror group in France, Germany and Belgium over the last year….
In other news:
Leftoids fear “populist wave”
France’s presidential elections next April and May are being carefully watched for signs of a “populist wave” reaching the home of the Enlightenment. After the surprise result of Britain’s Brexit referendum and the election of Donald Trump in the US, what are the roots and the limits of populism in France?
In 1956, the far-right politician Jean-Marie Le Pen won a seat in France’s National Assembly. Not under the banner of the Front National – the party he would later launch – but as a young MP for an earlier populist movement, the Poujadists.