Opinion Why Did Macron Say France Should 'Offer Homage' to Nazi Collaborator Petain?

The French president himself has advanced the recognition of France’s complicity in the Holocaust – but his desire to honor Petain demonstrates the fragility of that process. France's WWII and colonial era crimes remain a taboo and a threat to a still infantile national identity

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There is an sickness spreading across France. It isn’t due to the wonderfully rich French cuisine – but rather to its leaders’ unsavory relationship to history.