Car Explodes Outside of French Embassy in Libya

Tuesday, April 23, a car exploded outside of the French Embassy in Tripoli in what appears to be the first terrorist attack against foreign diplomats since Muammar el-Gaddafi was removed from power in 2011. The explosion leveled the embassy’s reception area on the ground floor and damaged nearby residences and shops. The blast has not […]

Analysis: François Hollande’s Arab Policy

With the recent revolutionary wave that swept through the entire Arab world, leading to more instability in the world’s most volatile powder keg, the Maghreb and the Middle-East have acquired a central position in the international community’s priorities. Will the “change” promised by President François Hollande apply to his policy regarding this part of the […]

G8 and NATO Summits: The First Steps of the New French President.

The recently elected French President, François Hollande faces his first major challenge abroad with the G8 and NATO Summits held in United States this week. Hollande has promised his people a return to a  ‘normal’ presidency.  but it remains to be seen whether this strategy will be efficient on an international stage. The G8 and […]