A mom sues France for letting her son go to Syria – and she might win

The mother claims that French authorities failed to stop her 16-year-old son from joining jihadis in Syria. While it would be tough to argue in a US court, French lawyers say that she's got a case.

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A 16-year-old boy travels from France to Syria via Turkey without a passport – and without being challenged by French authorities. He ends up training as a terrorist. Is the French government at fault?