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France on the world stage: the Hollande factor
This week, French president François Hollande took a much-needed break from depressing economic news at home and jetted off to New York to address world leaders for the first time at the UN General Assembly. It's an opportunity to find out who this self-styled "normal" president is and whether there is a Hollande style, or perhaps even a Hollande doctrine, when it comes to foreign policy.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Bernard Guetta, Journalist at France Inter radio and columnist at Libération;
- Philippe Gélie, International editor, Le Figaro;
- Douglas Yates, Professor of political science, American University of Paris.