French Protesters Want Closure—and Justice—for the Killing of Sarah Halimi

What does it say about France that its justice system can’t protect the elderly in their own homes? On April 14, France’s highest court ruled that Kobili Traoré, a 27-year-old Malian immigrant, would not be tried for the 2017 murder of Sarah Halimi, his 65-year-old Jewish neighbor. Nobody disputes the facts of the case; indeed, … Continue reading

Embarrassing: Secretary of State Wants to Hug Paris

What an embarrassment. For as long as I can remember, America was the world’s superpower. We were even called “cowboys” on the world stage, and France was widely regarded as our more dovish ally in the Free World. No more. It seems, we are now the conscientious objectors, not even “leading from behind.” After Parisians … Continue reading