Blaming Belgium won't change the fact that France has a homegrown terrorism problem.
For the National Front, victory or defeat is a matter of its run-off opponent.
There are numerous reasons for doubt about the Belgian jihadist’s role.
The number of European jihadists operating in Syria has been dramatically underestimated.
There may be more to the story of Germanwings Flight 9525 than what appears in the mainstream media.
His jihadist career has taken on nearly mythical dimensions. According to some reports, he is the mastermind behind Islamic State media operations. According to another, he was recently the target of a “honey-trap” set by a female FBI agent sent to Syria in order to extract information from him.
John Rosenthal argues that recent Western foreign policy missteps in Libya and Syria have fueled the rise of radical Islam.