Recent attacks in Paris, London, and Manchester have supplied horrifying evidence that “homegrown jihad” remains a potent force in Western countries, especially but not only in Europe. Yet a good understanding of the phenomenon remains elusive. Why are non-negligible numbers of young Muslim men, born often to quite secular parents and brought up in Western societies, transforming themselves into self-styled knights of jihad?
French Islam's Radical Turn, and Its Ramifications for French Jews
A new book shows the role played by anti-Semitism in the strengthening and consolidation of Islamism in France.