The four French journalists freed last weekend in Syria confirmed it themselves: some of their captors were French speakers. France's government has spoken of hundreds of French nationals in Syria, for whom jihad only requires a valid passport and a low-cost flight to Turkey. This Wednesday, France's interior minister spelt out plans to thwart the recruitment of home-grown jihadists, indoctrinated in their bedrooms over the web. How serious is the threat?
Editor in Chief, Causeur
Political and economic correspondent for Reuters in Paris
El Yamine SOUM
Professor of International Relations at Paris 3 La Sorbonne, Author of "Islamophobia in the Modern World"
Director of Research, Henry Jackson Society