In his new book on the Czech Republic’s presidency of the EU, "100 Days at Europe's Helm", former Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek says Czech-French relations were "quite a lot to handle". He tells us why.
US President Barack Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu recently held private talks, seeking a personal bond despite differences over Middle East peace and Iran. Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon answers our questions.
French historian and foreign relations expert Alexandre Adler has published a book called 'Le monde est un enfant qui joue' ('The world is a child who plays'), analysing international forces after 9/11.
Former British Labour MP and Cabinet Minister Tony Benn famously once said he was retiring from the House of Commons to devote more time to politics. Benn discusses his opposition to the war in Iraq and his support for a Palestinian state.