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The reintegration of France into NATO, officially reaffirmed

(B2) France's return to NATO's integrated commands will be at the heart of the debates organized on Wednesday by the Strategic Research Foundation, with the reform of the Alliance's strategy and functioning. A conference to watch closely, due to the seriousness of its speakers. To particularly follow: the closing by the French President of the Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy, who should reaffirm (he had already sort of announced it in Munich) his decision to reinstate and above all justify the why of this measure which raises some questions. However, let us remain reasonable about the extent of the debate. Aside from the “opinion” columns of our newspapers and the political and military spheres directly involved in this issue, we cannot say that this change unduly arouses – at least for the moment – ​​major interest in the public mind. of our fellow citizens. Download the program.

(NGV)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).