Italy’s constitutional court has rejected former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s challenge to a four-year jail sentence and five-year ban from public office handed to him in 2012 for tax fraud on TV rights bought by his Mediaset media empire.
Latest update: 17/06/2011
Al Qaeda after bin Laden (part 2)
The annointment of Ayman Al-Zawahri may almost seem like a non-event and al Qaeda may be down but it’s not out, warn guests. François Picard’s panel argues over the seemingly murky role of Pakistan in going after jihadist leaders there.
- Alain LAMBALLE. Former French Military Attaché in India and Pakistan.
- Walid PHARES. Professor of Global Strategy, National Defense University (from Washington DC).
- Ejaz HAIDER. Contributing Editor, The Friday Times, expert on security questions of Pakistan (from Lahore, Pakistan)
- Nicole MORGAN-SCHWARTZ. Professor of Political Philosophy at the Royal Military College of Canada - co-author of Manuel de Recrutement d’Al-Qaïda with Matthieu GUIDERE (from Kingston, Canada).