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France’s strategy for the Middle East lacks direction and clarity

WorldNews Wednesday, 12 August 2020
France’s strategy for the Middle East lacks direction and clarityOver the last three years, French President Emmanuel Macron has been an active participant in the Middle East. Under his leadership, France regularly leads European Union discussions on regional policies. This is not new for France; the French have often taken an interest in their former dominions. The current French strategy lacks direction and clarity, repeatedly pushing for objectives that baffle experts. Macron’s track record in the region reflects poorly on France and undermines its international standing. Following the Beirut Port explosion, Macron immediately arrived in Lebanon to see the damage for himself and meet with the government. Macron was met with mobs of people begging...
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