Boots on the ground, schools on high alert and more hostility toward Muslims and migrants – this is daily life for Parisians.
What’s in the mind of a solo attacker?
Man with gun image via shutterstock.com
Lone offender – sometimes called "lone wolf" – attacks may become a more prevalent threat. What can we understand about them and the people who carry them out?
While the French public comes to terms with a series of appalling attacks, politicians seize the opportunity to position themselves ahead of next year's Presidential election.
The people who killed a priest in Rouen were driven by a warped agenda, not their social and economic backgrounds.
Mourners gather at a memorial for victims of the Nice, France attacks.
The French novel uniquely blends social critique, personal struggle, entertainment and aesthetics – underpinned by an irony that winks at human weakness. Can it help us in these dark days of extremist violence?
Emergency laws can sometimes be the biggest threat to a state and its people.
Soldiers patrol on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 18, 2016.
The far right isn't afraid to admit to fear in the wake of brutal attacks like the one in Nice. More mainstream politicians would be wise to follow suit.
The truck that ran into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France.
IS claims of responsibility for the Nice attack shouldn't be taken seriously until there's more proof cementing the connection.
It took just one man and a truck to kill dozens of people in Nice. We could still do more to make public spaces safe.
Striking at the heart of the French Republic.
Terror on July 14 is a clear rejection of the values of the French Republic.
Nice, France July 15 2016.
France’s military forces are evident at every tourist site in Paris. The question of how to guard against terrorist violence remains one of the insoluble problems of modern western societies.
The morning after.
France has been in a state of emergency since November 2015, and yet a man was still able to plough a truck through a huge Bastille Day crowd.
A man sits and reflects alongside the French flag near the site of the Nice attack.
France has a long history of protest and terror attacks from a range of different groups.
Though eventually shot dead, the Nice attacker managed to exact a dreadful toll primarily through use of a vehicle.
The Nice attack shows what dreadful impact can be caused by the use of an innocuously familiar part of modern life – a motor vehicle.
Recent attacks in Paris and Brussels have taught the French some important lessons about how to deal with the threat of terrorism.
If you only read the Western press you may not realise the worst atrocities are committed in the Middle East and Africa.
Molenbeek locals watch as police raid unfolds.
Belgian police have done little to win hearts and minds in this neighbourhood.
A man holds a giant pencil as tribute in a solidarity march for Charlie Hebdo victims
France was left reeling by the attacks of January 2015 and things only got worse as the year unfolded – so why the political inertia?
The French flag flies over flowers, candles and messages in tribute to victims outside the Le Carillon restaurant a week after a series of deadly attacks in Paris, France last November.
It is probably not a surprise that a terror attack can have a major impact on people's mental health. But what sort of effects are common, and how long do they last?
A Syrian immigrant and his son after arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos, September 2015.
Do terrorists linked to Daesh slip into the groups of migrants streaming toward Europe? Our response to the Paris attacks and any potential manipulations shouldn't fall on refugees' heads.