Once branded a ‘no-go’ zone by authorities, the Paris suburb of Trappes has become a recruiting ground for Islamic State – and ground zero in France’s doomed effort to integrate Muslims into its sickly secular state.
Although the veil is banned, it is worn all the time in scores of places like this – and the police take no action because they know that, if the did, it would all explode.
Which, of course, it is going to anyway. It’s only a matter of time. The only question is, where will the coming explosion find you?