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Empire – The New Scramble for Africa

Taking stock of France's power in Africa

Former French Prime Minister Michel Rocard on France's lingering entrenchment and military intervention in Africa.

Last updated: 04 Aug 2014 21:21
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Empire asks if the age of France's strategic interests in Africa really are over? And is France a force of stability or does it provoke extremism across the continent?

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