Let’s renounce the presidential hostage reception!

On Friday 9 October 2020, the French Republic was in a state of complete turmoil to welcome, in front of the television cameras, the hostage Sophie Pétronin, freed the day before by jihadists from North Mali. The aid worker had been kidnapped on 24 December 2016 by a group linked to Al-Qaeda. France had sent … Lire la suite de Let’s renounce the presidential hostage reception!

What is Erdogan looking for in the Caucasus ?

In his speech at the inauguration of the huge ultra-modern hospital in Konya, a city located in the heart of the Anatolian plateau, 300 kms south of Ankara, on October 2, 2020, Recep Tayyip Erdogan could not resist the pleasure of indulging in a geopolitical digression.  The almighty president first of all renewed Turkey's support … Lire la suite de What is Erdogan looking for in the Caucasus ?