Why France is on the brink of civil war

Why France is on the brink of civil war

This is the title of a blog post that’s been going round in my mind since last summer, and yesterday’s horrific attacks have compelled me to share my thoughts on this very sad subject now.

As a lover of France for 30 years, and having lived there for well over half my adult life, I am shocked, saddened and disgusted by the horrific attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris yesterday. But I am even more worried about the future of France.

I studied French history and politics to degree level before I moved to France and witnessed what I had learnt first-hand. I have broken this blog post down into a short version and a long version, as I try and explain to those living outside of France what state the country is in now, and why.

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