Radical Islam: Wahhabism and Salafism

In one of the great speeches of the 20th century, General Charles de Gaulle on BBC Radio on June 18,1940 spoke to the French people after the government of France had capitulated to Nazi Germany. Optimistically, he argued that France would be able in the future to overcome the enemy by a “superior mechanical force.” The fate of the world depended on it.

Hope, de Gaulle said, must not disappear.