As the nation that said "non" to war in Iraq now goes guns ablazin' on three fronts, François Picard’s panel explains why Nicolas Sarkozy has troops in Afghanistan, Libya, and Ivory Coast.
- Charles GIVADINOVITCH, National secretary, UMP ruling party
- Philip STONOR, Former deputy UK defence attaché in Paris
- Jean-Bernard CADIER, France 24 International affairs editor
- Kwezi ANING, Director of research, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (by phone from Accra, Ghana).