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Reuters, Andrew Locke in Paris, says it's all an essential part of Sarkozy's campaign for re-election next year. He proposes that's->> All suspected militants, so which are under what is called a Fiche S, or an S file here in France. Basically, those who are on an intelligence service watch list should be either placed under house arrest or in detention centers.
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>> Now over the weekend, Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned the French again that more attacks on French soil were to be expected. He warned that there'll be more loss of innocent lives.>> At the same time as he was speaking, French police were arresting a 15-year-old boy who was said to be preparing an imminent attack on France.
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This came hot from the heels of another major anti-terrorism operation last week. What's interesting about this 15-year-old is that he was said to be in communication with a French militant, believed to be in Syria named,Rashid Cassim. Now, it's not the first time Cassim's name has cropped up. Cassim was also in touch with one lady, arrested last week in connection with the plot to attack a Parish station, and also with the two killers of a Catholic Priest back in July.
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>> Sarkozy previously campaigned under a similar rhetoric, but then lost to Francois Hollande. But after a change in mood, following attacks in Paris and Nice, and concerns over immigration. Sarkozy maybe hoping support swings his way before polls open in April.>>