French far-right leader faults EU immigration, security policy, austerity for attacks

January 12, 2015 5:00 PM

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BRUSSELS – France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen says Europe must examine whether its immigration and security policies or economic austerity are partly to blame for the attacks in France.

Addressing the European parliament in Strasbourg Monday, Le Pen said: "Is the total opening of our national borders the real way to control fundamentalists who cross borders at will? Is it not the policies of austerity that have weakened our ability to respond? Or the disarming of our police and arm...

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