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Latest update : 2015-05-05

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

The French president is now in Riyadh after sealing a deal in Doha to sell Rafale fighter jets. On Tuesday, François Hollande will become the first ever Western leader to attend a Gulf Cooperation Council summit. What does it say about Hollande? He ran as a socialist and champions human rights but is prepared to do business with regimes that are big on the death penalty, won't let women drive, and who have shown a patchy record in stopping the financing of terrorism.

Produced and prepared by Cécile Khindria and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

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2018-07-19 François PICARD

Heavy Meddle: Is Russia outmanoeuvring the West?

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2018-07-11 François PICARD

With allies like these... Trump guns for Germany at NATO Summit

Will meeting Putin really be the easy part? That quip by Donald Trump raised the curtain on a European tour that began in Brussels with a NATO summit where the Atlantic...

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