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Nice attack brings a difficult question into sharp focus: why France?

If you live in France, you enjoy Bastille Day.

There is a buzz in the air as you celebrate a day off in the middle of summer with your family and friends.

You go to the fireworks. It is good to be in France and to remember the founding principles of the state – liberty, equality and fraternity.

There is little mention of a bloody history of revolution and wars, colonialism and empire…

Source: Nice attack brings a difficult question into sharp focus: why France?

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