I am a French and European citizen. I have obtained an MA degree on international law and relations and another MA degree on international security and defence. I started working at the UN abroad before to join Brussels and working as policy analyst for think tanks such as International Security Information Service. After also working for EU funded projects, I am now freelancing and still very interested in topics related to conflicts, diplomacy and geopolitics.
Articles by Francois:
Let’s not devalue human life in the name of preserving it
On fighting terrorism, one will always defend the short term of action and the use of hard tools, the other the long term way and the use of soft tools. The solution often stands in between, but one can still find solutions while respecting EU core values such as human and fundamental rights. Democracies have […]
EU Foreign Policy: It is more efficient to work with its weaknesses than to desperately look for an ideal – Case of Syria
Regarding the conflicts in Syria and in the MENA region, two main issues are being over discussed; Schengen and the EU foreign policy. Not to be confused and in order to avoid general comments on the uselessness of the EU external affairs, it is necessary to remind that the EU is very strong in the […]