And until Paris confronts its deep historical legacy of colonialism and prejudice, violence will continue.
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Gordon Adams is a professor of international relations at American University's School of International Service and is a distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center. From 1993 to 1997, he was the senior White House budget official for national security.