Emmanuel Macron at the Phare de Biarritz in Biarritz, France. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

France’s Fight Against Islamism

By Olivier Guitta

During his French presidential campaign in 2017, then candidate Emmanuel Macron had promised that if elected he would tackle the fight against Islamism in his first 100 days in office. It took him actually three and a half years to deliver a landmark speech and a plan to deal with that thorny issue. While Macron said all the right things, including calling a spade a spade, the measures are not going far enough and some are likely not to be implemented.

President Macron w...