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The draconian scheme, led by former British health secretary Jeremy Hunt, has been slammed as fascist by critics, with some even accusing Hunt of promoting "enslavement passes." The details of the plan are still being privately discussed by officials in Whitehall, who hope it will allow the country to get back to "normal" at some point next year....

Islamic terrorism is motivated by a desire to bring down secular Western democracy and replace it with sharia law. That the terrorists share this objective with a great many of their fellow European Muslims is an uncomfortable fact that few French politicians have been willing to acknowledge. Macron's readiness to fall back upon this phony cliché...

President Emmanuel Macron, at the Sorbonne ceremony, spoke passionately. Paty, he said, was a victim of hate, slain by cowards for representing the secular, democratic values of the Republic against those who transformed religion into a weapon of war. Already earlier this month on October 2, Macron declared action against "Islamic separatism,"...

When French teacher Samuel Paty received his curriculum topic of free speech, he showed pictures of the Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons to his students, the same ones that provoked the massacre in 2015. He surely knew the potential consequences, but refused to give in to fear. To the shock of civilized society, he was executed and beheaded for this...

On October 16, a history teacher who had shown his students cartoons of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad was beheaded in a Paris suburb. The murderer, who tried to attack the police attempting to arrest him, was shot and killed while shouting "Allahu Akbar".

Days before Samuel Paty was beheaded in an attack that shocked France, the 47-year-old history teacher was guiding his class through a fraught debate over the limits of free speech. The teacher-according to authorities, who interviewed him about the lesson before his death-said he had warned students who might be offended to avert their eyes before...

Earlier this week, Chinese President Xi Jinping called on troops to prepare for war. Coincidentally, the Canadian government has commenced a national security review of Shandong Gold's purchase of the TMAC Resources Hope Bay mine in northern Nunavut. Is China interested in purchasing this mine for military purposes? It could be a real possibility.