France's Muslim residents might only number 8.8 percent of the country's population, but Islamists are using the country's values of human rights and secularism against itself, with an end goal of imposing Islamic law across the land.

Quelle horreur.

But how real is the supposed threat of "Islamism's Conquest of the French Republic," the title of the paper published, in French, in the journal The French Review, which lays out the above argument?

The article was published in the journal in October and has drawn outcry since. Its detractors have not only called it racist and Islamophobic, but also lacking academic rigor.

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