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Mali: 13 French soldiers killed in accident, French president’s office refers to their foes as “jihadists”

Mali: 13 French soldiers killed in accident, French president’s office refers to their foes as “jihadists”

Country: 
France
Mali
News Date: 
27/11/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

This must be some mistake. Macron, like virtually every other Western leader except for President Trump, is smugly certain that Islam and jihad have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism. Could France be breaking ranks and actually beginning to deal realistically with the problem of jihad? It’s more likely that this was just an oversight that will soon be corrected amid a cascade of charges of “Islamophobia.”

“Jihad War: 13 French Soldiers Killed in Mali,” by Samed Olukoya, , November 26, 2019: