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Latest update : 2013-11-19

Hollande: Israel's New Best Friend? (part 2)

The French president's three-day state visit to Israel may have been planned long in advance, but François Hollande happened to arrive 48 hours before the resumption of crucial talks over Iran's nuclear program. It was Paris last week that balked at a deal, hence the enthusiastic red carpet treatment from his hosts. Come Wednesday, will Paris still be standing firm? And, as a nation that's home to both Europe's largest Jewish and Arab populations, what are the complexities of France's position?

  • Daniel BEN-SIMON, Former member of the Knesset;
  • Charles MEYER, The France-Israel Association;
  • Samuel GHILES MEILHAC, French Political Science Institute Sciences Po;
  • Rouzbeh PARSI, Lund University;
  • Annette YOUNG, France 24 Journalist.

Produced and prepared by Vittoria Pirone, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Diaraye Bah

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By François PICARD

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2014-09-16 Valérie Trierweiler

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote (part 2)

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande has hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonise the right....

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2014-09-16 Nicolas Sarkozy

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande has hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonise the right....

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2014-09-15 John Kerry

Fighting the Islamic State group: What coalition against jihadists? (part 2)

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2014-09-15 Syria

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2014-09-11 Islamic State (IS)

IS organisation, the Obama strategy: Is the US going back to war again?

US President Barack Obama has unveiled his strategy for defeating jihadists in Iraq and Syria. Obama has both an eye to the current threat and the memory of two previous wars in...

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