Monthly Archives: January 2015

France’s 9/11? France’s War against Terrorism

Prepositions can be powerful. On September 20th, 2001, President George W. Bush declared the USA’s ‘war on terror’ (soon to be aka ‘the Global War on Terrorism.’) On January 9th, 2015, Manuel Valls, France’s de facto President, stated that ‘We are in a war against terrorism.’ Valls wasn’t speaking metaphorically.   During the past few days […]