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Ten Thousand Soldiers In ‘Operation Sentinelle’ Patrol Paris Streets Watching For ISIS

Operation Sentinelle, in which combat troops patrol streets and protect key sites – from synagogues to art galleries, nursery schools to mosques and Métro stations – is the army’s first wide-scale peacetime military operation on mainland France. On the cobbled alleyways of Montmartre, as a busker warbled La Vie en Rose and street artists painted…