France: elections overcome fear.

France: elections overcome fear.

Paris 26.04.2017, article written by Alejandro Ronard Alem.- In spite of having elections  during a  State of Emergency and maximal terrorist alert, the French voted massively last Sunday 23 of April in the first round of the elections to the Presidency of the Republic. With 21% abstention, the citizen´s mobilization demonstrated that the latest terrorist […]

Report of French Parliament “on Daesh financial and military capabilities “.

Report of French Parliament “on Daesh financial and military capabilities “.

  by Alejandro Ronard Alem.- It all began with a statement by the European Union´s Ambassador (EU) in Iraq Jana Hybášková , which hinted at the possible purchase of Daesh´s  oil by European countries. These rumors, together with the territorial conquest of Daesh (ISIL, ISIS, etc.) and its many financial sources, made the Chamber of Deputies […]

Paris: Parliamentary panel calls for intelligence overhaul by creating a French Counterterrorism Center.

Paris: Parliamentary panel calls for intelligence overhaul by creating a French Counterterrorism Center.

PARIS — A parliamentary inquiry in France has urged authorities to overhaul the intelligence services by creating a unified structure, after it identified multiple failures before the two terrorist attacks that struck the country in 2015, lawmakers said Tuesday. At a news conference in Paris, the lawmakers who took part in the inquiry called on […]