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Luc Debieuvre

Luc Debieuvre

Luc Debieuvre is a French essayist and a lecturer at IRIS (Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques) and the "FACO" Law University of Paris.

 Recent Articles

  • Sunday Mar 30

    Hollande unfazed by socialist debacle

    A last chance for the French president to avoid being shown the door is to understand that the people want concrete positive changes in their daily lives

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    Saturday Mar 1

    Ukraine: Window-dressing diplomacy not enough

    Talking regularly to Russia, identifying areas for cooperation and avoiding giving too many lessons would help Europe tackle issues such as Ukraine effectively

  • Friday Jan 31

    Should a statesman be a man of virtue?

    Hollande’s attitude is going together with a policy, which is showing increasing hostility to the family structure

  • Friday Jan 3

    To be or not to be in Central African Republic

    Given the way France has muddled itself in the mess, organising an international safekeeping mission is crucial

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    Thursday Dec 5

    America’s great march eastward

    The new situation unveils a much wider, ongoing change and the US needs to establish proper, if not friendly, relationships with countries such as Iran or India in order to deal with China

  • Friday Nov 1

    Nobody listens to Hollande

    Right-wing National Front poised to capitalise on French president’s lack of credibility and absence of a coherent economic and political strategy

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    Tuesday Oct 1

    Israeli contradiction still at the heart of the crisis

    One would like Americans, Europeans, Russians and Arabs to start looking at more serious issues than ‘punishing Al Assad’

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    Saturday Sep 7

    Hollande jumps the gun

    French diplomacy could have made a difference in mobilising support against Al Assad’s regime, but it descended into sensationalism

  • Monday Sep 2

    Don’t play it again, Uncle Sam

    Obama’s argument for military intervention in Syria is flawed both legally and morally given the horrors of America’s past conflicts

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    Thursday Aug 15

    Islam and democracy

    All the people in the world deserve freedom, justice and security, but consensus in society is the best way to achieve these objectives

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