Focus Marseille's cultural clash: Will a tide of Islamophobia produce more jihadis?

Part 2 of 3: Fears of radicalized European jihadis returning home to commit acts of terrorism are fueling Islamophobia across France and the Continent. Some say that is further disillusioning Muslim youth – making them more likely to radicalize.

By , Staff writer

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France, like much of Europe these days, is in a period of social tumult. Far-right parties like the National Front are gaining ground and influencing local governmentsMuslims face worsening Islamophobia. And the outrage that many Muslims feel about Western and Israeli policies in the Mideast is fostering a very old problem: anti-Semitism. Marseille, a multicultural city on the Mediterranean, offers a vantage point onto these related issues.