France: City of Intrigue

City of Intrigue

Paris is famous as the city of l'amour. It is less well known as a historic center of refugees and terrorism. For at least 200 years, the French have taken pride in providing shelter for those of political passion from other lands. Indeed, it might be easier to make a list of 20th century revolutionaries who never lived in Paris than of those who did. China's Chou En-lai came in 1920, some 70 years after Karl Marx left Paris for London and eight years after a young Russian revolutionary named Vladimir Ilyich Lenin moved from Paris to Poland. While working at...

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