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French Bill Aims to Broaden Surveillance Powers

Two months after the Paris shootings, and a day after attacks across the Mediterranean Sea in Tunisia, France has unveiled new legislation to eavesdrop on potential jihadists and other terrorist suspects. Some groups are concerned it may threaten civil liberties. The Socialist government's draft law was drawn up before the January attacks in Paris, but it aims to deal with the same fears: the growing threat of militant Islam in France.  Authorities estimate 1,200 or more French...

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