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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Saturday at 12.10 pm. We'll be back in September with a new series.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2011-04-08

Libya crisis: Where is Europe's Common Defence Policy?

Europe's hesitant response to the Libyan crisis has once again revealed the weakness of the bloc's common Foreign and Defence policy. While France and Britain took a leading role in pushing for a UN resolution and military intervention on the ground, Germany chose to abstain from the UN vote, siding with Russia and China.

Guests:

Arnaud DANJEAN

French MEP, European People's Party

Chair, Subcommittee on Security and Defence

 

Geoffrey VAN ORDEN

British MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists

Member, Subcommittee on Security and Defence & Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Presented by Christophe Robeet

Programme prepared by Anastasia Metral

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