16.11.2009 - Does Islamic banking threaten French national identity?
From Reason.com: French President Nicolas Sarkozy runs into trouble in the race for petrodollars, as members of his own party derail a plan to liberalize banking rules to make room for sharia-compliant (no-interest) banking Unfortunately, where France is concerned, you can't assume the default position is in favor of individual rights. So it's not clear why allowing non-interest-bearing banking requires an amendment..........................Full Article: Source
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