France
Apr 2017
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Video: How Russia and Syria lied about the chemical weapons attack

John Sexton Apr 26, 2017 10:11 PM

“This method bears the signature of the regime, and that is what has allowed us to establish its responsibility in this attack.”

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Polanski gains an unexpected ally in his bid to escape justice

Jazz Shaw Apr 26, 2017 3:01 PM

Sometimes Christian forgiveness can go too far

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French election results, round one. It’s Macron and Le Pen

Jazz Shaw Apr 23, 2017 2:01 PM

It’s a brave new world in France, one way or the other

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EU may summon Le Pen for “investigation” right before the election

Jazz Shaw Apr 15, 2017 11:31 AM

Dirty tricks aren’t exclusive to American politics

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Roman Polanski’s last appeal to avoid jail goes up in smoke

Jazz Shaw Apr 04, 2017 8:01 PM

Your status as a fugitive criminal precludes your request.

Mar 2017
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A strange prediction for a Marine Le Pen victory in France emerges

Jazz Shaw Mar 31, 2017 9:21 AM

This is the guy who called Trump’s victory, so…

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Turns out the tolerant French aren’t exactly wild about Islam

Jazz Shaw Mar 29, 2017 10:41 AM

Marine Le Pen looks on and smiles

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That time Marine Le Pen visited Vladimir Putin

Jazz Shaw Mar 25, 2017 8:31 AM

Campaign cash or political promotion?

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LA prosecutors throw cold water on Polanski’s demands to return to the US

Jazz Shaw Mar 19, 2017 12:31 PM

Not so fast there, freak show

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EU seeks to help prosecute Marine Le Pen for… Tweeting

Jazz Shaw Mar 03, 2017 8:01 AM

If you thought freedom of speech in the United States was in danger…

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Françoise Fillon stays in French presidential race despite government corruption probe

Jazz Shaw Mar 01, 2017 12:31 PM

Note to Françoise: over here the mob calls it a “no-show job”

Feb 2017
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Le Pen cancels meeting with Lebanese Grand Mufti, refuses to wear headscarf

Jazz Shaw Feb 21, 2017 2:41 PM

Dress for the job you want, not the mullah you want to meet

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Can Marine Le Pen actually win?

Jazz Shaw Feb 20, 2017 4:41 PM

The phrase “they have no chance” has taken a beating lately

Jan 2017
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The French Left goes even further left in next stage of primary elections

Jazz Shaw Jan 31, 2017 12:01 PM

Going with the free money guy against Marine Le Pen

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Are liberals finally willing to reject convicted rapist Roman Polanski?

Jazz Shaw Jan 25, 2017 10:41 AM

Uninvited from the big show

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UK rebukes Paris Middle East peace conference, refuses to sign declaration

Ed Morrissey Jan 16, 2017 8:01 PM

“This conference is among the last twitches of yesterday’s world.”

Dec 2016
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“Dumb markets” and fair trade: another view

Jazz Shaw Dec 12, 2016 4:31 PM

Fighting a capitalist battle against socialists is a challenge

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French President Hollande won’t run for re-election in bid to save his socialist party

John Sexton Dec 01, 2016 8:01 PM

“I have decided not to be a candidate in the presidential election.”

Nov 2016
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The French elections are shaping up to be a decidedly right wing affair

Jazz Shaw Nov 27, 2016 8:01 PM

Socialism is suddenly less popular for some reason

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France arrests 7, thwarts new plot — against Paris?

Ed Morrissey Nov 21, 2016 11:01 AM

“It is not possible to ensure zero risk despite everything we are doing.”

Oct 2016
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Does Europe need its own army?

Jazz Shaw Oct 12, 2016 3:01 PM

The European Union neither wants nor needs a standing army, nor could they likely control one

Sep 2016
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On 9/11, France’s president reminds the U.S. that we really screwed the pooch on Iraq

Jazz Shaw Sep 13, 2016 9:01 AM

Thanks for your input. Now run along.

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French Prosecutor: Women who planned Notre Dame attack were directed by ISIS

John Sexton Sep 09, 2016 3:21 PM

“I am attacking you in your lands in order to terrorize you”

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Jihadi Janes arrested for planning attack on Notre Dame cathedral

John Sexton Sep 08, 2016 8:01 PM

“France is confronted with a terrorist threat of unprecedented scale.”

Aug 2016
Jul 2016
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Trump: I’m not rolling back my Muslim ban. If anything, I’m expanding it.

Allahpundit Jul 25, 2016 4:31 PM

“Our Constitution is great, but it doesn’t necessarily give us the right to commit suicide, okay?”

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Video: Jake Tapper corrects John Kerry about the current status of ISIS

Jazz Shaw Jul 18, 2016 4:41 PM

They don’t look like they’re on the run to me

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Report: Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel radicalized very quickly

John Sexton Jul 18, 2016 1:21 PM

“…a recent interest.”

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Video: The moment French police killed the Nice terrorist

John Sexton Jul 15, 2016 1:27 PM

“…they kept shooting him from all sides just to be sure.”

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CBS: Nice terrorist not quite a known wolf, but …

Ed Morrissey Jul 15, 2016 8:41 AM

Why France again?

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Newt: Deport Muslims in America who fail Shariah test

Larry O'Connor Jul 15, 2016 8:01 AM

“Let me be as blunt and direct as I can be…”

Jun 2016
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Marine Le Pen calls Brexit start of “the people’s spring”

Taylor Millard Jun 30, 2016 12:01 PM

Spring into what?

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French union protests turn violent, 58 arrested

John Sexton Jun 14, 2016 10:41 PM

One day after a terrorist murdered a French police commander and his partner.

May 2016
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Is it time for an American Foreign Legion?

Jazz Shaw May 23, 2016 12:41 PM

Vive la … ‘Murica?

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NBC, CNN: US intel indicates that EgyptAir 804 exploded in flight

Ed Morrissey May 19, 2016 2:41 PM

“It’s not conclusive, but it’s suggestive.”