Shawn Helton | What will come next in the global theater play of security and terror, as we approach the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings?
Patrick Henningsen | Latest terror attacks prompt more social and religious division in Europe and even further afield.
21WIRE + STRATFOR | Yesterday marked the 200th anniversary of this historic battle and the fall of Napoleon.
21WIRE + RT | Hollande says that the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Lugansk need autonomy from Kiev.
21WIRE + Dr. Webster Griffin Tarpley | In a world plagued by economic depression, certain states are beginning to take measures against the financial oligarchy.
21WIRE + Mail Online | Erdogan is not the only senior Turkish politician publicly voicing false flag accusations at Western and Israeli intelligence agencies.
Whatever it is I’m Against it | From Hollande’s mistresses to Monica’s dry cleaning exploits – it’s hard to get the stain out of politics.
Andrew McKillop | Hollande invites Obama to D-Day anniversary, but both leaders remain out-to-lunch as to where their place is in history.
Andrew McKillop | If it’s France, then it’s probably about uranium and nuclear power. So why the UN theatrics?
Peter Sterry | France will not do a thing unless the US brings on its smart missile cavalry.
Andrew McKillop | French media including political talk shows on prime time are providing the infill, harking back to France’s civilizing mission and “unfinished business” in the Middle East.
Bloomberg | United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon recommended that as many as 11,200 United Nations peacekeepers and a special counterterrorist unit be deployed to Mali
Al Arabiya | France’s intervention in northern Mali against Islamist extremists has disrupted the supply of cocaine to Europe.
John Matonis | The Cashless Society is already being rolled out in Europe.
Unwanted, marginalised, defiant – the Roma people have become the target of governments across Europe. In France and Italy they have been thrown out in their thousands – accused of illegally overstaying their welcome and blamed for increases in crime. They say that in their countries of origin they are victims of discrimination – a […]
Washington PostCraig WhitlockJan 16, 2013 LISBON – The Pentagon may become involved in military operations against Islamist rebels in the West African country of Mali by providing airlift and “limited logistical support” to French troops fighting there, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Monday. “We have a responsibility to go after al-Qaeda wherever they are,” Panetta […]
Northern Mali was captured by Islamist militants nine months ago; the international community has been debating since then over what action should be taken. The conflict escalated last week when France launched its air assault to “maintain stability in the region.” Eric Margolis, an award-winning columnist who’s extensively covered conflicts in Africa, believes president Hollande […]
PARIS — As France reinforced its intervention forces in Mali with additional aircraft and soldiers, Frenc commandos launched a failed raid on the other side of Africa in a vain attempt to rescue an intelligence officer held captive for 3½ years in Somalia, the Defense Ministry announced Saturday. The unsuccessful overnight rescue attempt, in the […]
As standards of living across the eurozone continue to fall, a number of age-old problems are on the rise. In France, the faltering economy has led to a startling surge in armed robbery – with gold and high-value jewellery the main target.