The British are going! European Defence after Brexit (part 1)

Bastille Day is a chance to remind the planet that France has soldiers deployed in Mali, the Central African Republic, in the fight against ISIS and on home soil, beefing up anti-terror patrols. It's a stretch but France relies on friends and allies. France's defence partnership with the UK is closer than ever, but after Brexit and a Chilcot report that highlights how the 2003 invasion of Iraq has made the UK gun-shy, could it be the beginning of the end of the Entente Cordiale?


Produced by Andrew HILLIAR, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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