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Counter-terrorism: Is France heading for a permanent state of emergency?

When he was running for president, Emmanuel Macron vowed to remove France from its nearly two-year state of emergency. The government has put forward an alternative counter-terrorism law, but critics say there's nothing new about it. Will it will push France towards a permanent state of emergency? Meanwhile, patrolling soldiers have become the new normal, but how effective are they? And does France have too many spy agencies?