Manuel Vals, France's prime minister, stated yesterday that France's state of emergency would last indefinitely. It is a total and global war that we are facing with terrorism," he added. "The war we are conducting must also be total, global and ruthless."
Ah, indeed... and so today we hear,
"Total war is the demand of the hour. The danger facing us is enormous. ... The question here is not one of method, but of the goal, namely eliminating the danger"