Archive For The “Paris” Category

What’s the Matter with France?

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What’s the Matter with France?

What’s the Matter with France? What is wrong with the white xenophobes and France in general toward their fellow Muslims and Arabs? By Abdennour Toumi The question of the headscarf (al-Khemar in Arabic) in France is more than just a partisan selling point and an electoral agenda. The aim of the matter is to ban…

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“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity

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“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity

“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity Ankara’s Operation “Olive Branch” in Afrin indicates a new orientation to reinstate Paris’ position in the Syrian civil war by trying to be a major player in the process of Syrian peace talks negotiations. By Abdennour Toumi Turkey’s current military foray Operation “Olive Branch” in Afrin, a northwestern…

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Le Rapprochement: An American in Paris

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Le Rapprochement: An American in Paris

Le Rapprochement: An American in Paris The rapprochement between the two capitals exists despite, both countries’ Presidents viewed as an odd couple. By Abddennour Toumi Latent differences between two great nations often emerge and become problematic for the relationship. Did there really exist an anti-French sentiment as expressed by the American media, certain politicians, the…

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Political Tsunami in France, how to stop the waves

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Political Tsunami in France, how to stop the waves

Political Tsunami in France, how to stop the waves The majority of the Arab/Muslim communities are not voting homogeneously because of their societal, social, cultural and intellectual background differences. By Abdennour Toumi The first round of the presidential elections in France has provoked a historical duel in the run-off election on May 7th. Mr. Emmanuel…

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Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance

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Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance

Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance The voters are more attracted by a populist and a messianic message; anti-Islam/Arab immigrant sentiment is the catch-phrase of LR and the FN candidates. By Abdennour Toumi As the major candidates in the coming French Presidential election are warming up for the debate, they…

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Politics on the French Beach

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Politics on the French Beach

Politics on the French Beach. The French are afraid for their Christian identity, hence the Muslims and the Arabs seem to threaten changing France’s rich political culture, its custom and societal fabric. By Abdennour Toumi The question of the “Burkini” and what a woman has to wear on the beach and in the French public sphere…

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