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Latest update : 2013-01-22

Joachim Bitterlich, Former National Security Advisor to Helmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl’s former national security advisor explains why the EU is heading for a federation of nation-states – the vision of former EU Commission President Jacques Delors – whether we care to use the word ‘federal’ or not. Joachim Bitterlich also argues that France and Germany will remain at the heart of a multi-speed Europe, and reviews the EU’s response to the Mali crisis.

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2014-11-18 Islamic State (IS)

Kurds need more heavy weapons to face 'brutal' IS group

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masoud Barzani, president of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, said Kurdish requests from the international coalition for heavy weapons in the...

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2014-11-17 Islamic State (IS)

Olivier Roy, Professor at the European University Institute in Florence

Olivier Roy is a French expert on political Islam. But he is also an original academic, who criss-crossed Afghanistan in the 1970s and later during its war against the Soviet...

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2014-11-15 Syria

'No Syrian expected the crisis to last this long'

Mokhtar Lamani was the head of the office of the UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative in Damascus until last March. As such, he was in daily contact with both the...

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2014-11-14 Kenya

Kenyan FM Amina Mohamed: Al Shabaab is 'on the run'

Just over a year ago, Somali gunmen staged a four-day massacre in Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall. Since then, Kenya has been attacked several times by al Shabaab, including in...

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2014-11-12 Mexico

Mexico 'still trying to locate' missing students

Protests are spreading across Mexico over the case of 43 university students who went missing in September, a mass disappearance believed to be linked to powerful drug cartels...

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