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A French war on terror?

November 18, 2015

Art Goldhammer
Al Jazeera America

November 18, 2015

The city of Paris has a motto: “Fluctuat nec mergitur.” It means “tossed by the waves but unsunk,” roughly equivalent to the English “bloody but unbowed.” In the wake of the attacks that killed at least 129 people and wounded scores more last Friday, signs bearing the Latin phrase have cropped up all around the Place de la République, the center of the neighborhood in which the terror attacks were concentrated.

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