France regional elections: a rise of far-right National Front benefits to IS group

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Having topped the vote in 6 of the country’s 13 regions, the ultra-nationalist party FN is hoping to convert those record gains in a win that would offer leader Marine Le Pen a springboard for a presidential bid in 2017. A win that would benefit the Islamic state group, according to our guest Nicolas Hénin.

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December 30th, 2015 by