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France’s Bongo-Bongo Party

As Gabon erupts in violence, the dark, twisted legacy tying this former colony to Paris is bubbling up to the surface.

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How to Stop a Martyr

France is rolling out an experimental center to deradicalize homegrown extremists. The problem is no one really knows how to stop a terrorist before he picks up a gun.

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Court in Nice: Just Because Our City Was Attacked Doesn’t Mean We Can Ban Burkinis

A court in Nice ruled that just because the city is crippled by fear, it can't ban the burkini.

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The West Can Have Burkinis or Democracy, but Not Both

Elites can overturn Islamophobic laws, but the public's illiberalism isn't going anywhere.

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8 in 10 Germans Want to Ban Burqas From Public Spaces

Germany is inching ever closer to France's ban on burqas.

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French Court to Anti-Burkini Mayors: No, You Can’t Actually Ban Swimsuits.

The reversal on burkini bans began on Friday when a French court suspended the ban in one tourist town.

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The Winner in France’s Burkini Ban? Its Inventor.

The woman who copyrighted the burkini says profits have increased 200 percent in the wake of criticism.

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