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Spotlight: Jihad in France

The terror attack on the Paris offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which left ten journalists and two policemen dead, was many years in the making. As Middle East Forum staff, fellows, and publications have underscored, the growth of Islamism in France is driven by the size of its Muslim minority (the largest in Western Europe), the failure of immigrants to assimilate into French society, the cradle-to-grave welfare system that encourages youth idleness, and an unwillingness to take seriously the threat of Islamist ideology.

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