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French far right leader Le Pen wants mosque surveillance, child military service after attacks

  • French far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen delivers her speech during a press conference in Nanterre, outside Paris, about the recent shootings in France, Friday Jan. 16, 2015. The country is tense since 20 people, including three gunmen, were killed in last week’s rampage. It began at the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Charlie Hebdo had been repeatedly threatened for caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    French far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen delivers her speech during a press conference in Nanterre, outside Paris, about the recent shootings in France, Friday Jan. 16, 2015. The country is tense since 20 people, including three gunmen, were killed in last week’s rampage. It began at the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Charlie Hebdo had been repeatedly threatened for caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)  (The Associated Press)

  • French far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen delivers her speech during a press conference in Nanterre, outside Paris, about the recent shootings in France, Friday Jan. 16, 2015. The country is tense since 20 people, including three gunmen, were killed in last week’s rampage. It began at the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Charlie Hebdo had been repeatedly threatened for caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    French far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen delivers her speech during a press conference in Nanterre, outside Paris, about the recent shootings in France, Friday Jan. 16, 2015. The country is tense since 20 people, including three gunmen, were killed in last week’s rampage. It began at the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Charlie Hebdo had been repeatedly threatened for caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)  (The Associated Press)

French far right leader Marine Le Pen wants a tough response to last week's terrorist attacks, including surveillance of mosques and military service for children to stop youth radicalization.

Le Pen's National Front party, which has long denounced what it calls the "Islamization" of France, has seen its support rise steadily in recent years.

After attacks by radical French gunmen last week, she told journalists Friday that France is facing an enemy from within.

She urged a global response, including "immediate" suspension of Europe's border-free travel accords, monitoring of mosques and sermons, as well as school uniforms and military service for boys and girls.

Many in France's 5-million-strong Muslim community fear a backlash after the attacks by the gunmen, who claimed allegiance to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group.