Latest update: 05/04/2012
- François Hollande - French elections 2012 - Islamist militants - L'Oreal heiress scandal - Nicolas Sarkozy - Toulouse shootings
Presidential Election: The Islamist Factor
The arrests of dozens of alleged Islamists and the deportation of several radical preachers in the wake of the Toulouse and Montauban shootings are raising questions. Is Sarkozy playing on fear? What can his rivals say about such a sensitive issue? Meanwhile, a scandal over the financial gifts of the Bettencourt family that controls L'Oréal appears to be getting closer and closer to Nicolas Sarkozy.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI.