Can France Learn From Its Mistakes in Fight Against Terrorism?

Can France Learn From Its Mistakes in Fight Against Terrorism?
The empty beach next to the famed Promenade des Anglais, scene of the truck attack, Nice, France, July 15, 2016 (AP photo by Sinan Baykent).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and host Peter Dörrie discuss the recent ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the Philippines’ case against China over the two sides’ conflicting South China Sea claims, as well as China’s role and influence in South Sudan. For the Report, Judah Grunstein talks about the recent terrorist attack in Nice and the security situation in France.


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Relevant Articles on WPR:

Understanding Tribunal’s Rejection of Beijing’s South China Sea Claims

A Reluctant China May Be the Last Hope for South Sudan
France Takes the Gloves Off After Paris Attacks, but Will It Overreach?
Paris Attacks Signal New Phase in France’s War Against Islamic State

Trend Lines is produced, edited and hosted by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

Additional Audio Credits:

Al Jazeera English: French Riots Continue
DW English: France: Security Services Snowed Under
France 24: Nice Attack: What We Know So Far

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