The Debate

After the Paris attacks: France calls for grand coalition with US, Russia

After last Friday's attacks in Paris, François Hollande has called for a global coalition. He will travel next week to Washington and Moscow. Are we seeing a pivot from Paris? We are talking about a government that up to now was characterized as more hawkish than the US when it came to Putin protégé, Bashar al-Assad. What impact now on Syria and its president? And with President Obama refusing to commit more troops, what is the plan for taking the fight to the IS group in Iraq and Syria?