Posts Tagged: France
A French re-militarization of Africa, under the well-worn pretext of humanitarian intervention, is in the making.
Tunisia’s former first lady Leila Trabelsi and Cameroon’s present, Chantal Biya, have strikingly similar profiles.
It is perhaps hackneyed to refer to Syria as a tinderbox or a powder keg, but that's exactly what it is.
NSA spying is sullying Washington's relationship with nearly every one of its global partners and competitors.
France is the ninth country in Europe and fourteenth in the world to legalize gay marriage.
Same-sex marriage and adoption move forward in France.
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
As in: come home to roost.
One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.