Rabat - A new study by the U.S.-based Brookings Institution suggests that French speaking countries are more likely to produce “Sunni foreign fighters” that participate in terrorism because of French political culture.

French soldiers patrol near the Eiffel Tower in Paris as part of the "Vigipirate" security plan December 23, 2014. French security forces stepped up protection of public places on Tuesday after three acts of violence in three days left some 30 wounded and reignited fears about France's vulnerability to attacks by Islamic radicals. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: TRAVEL MILITARY POLITICS)
Zainab Calcuttawala is an American journalist based in Morocco.