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Strategic compass, Colombia, Belgium, Tunisia… the articles of the week from B2 Pro

A defense spending target. Subject always sensitive, even taboo, for Europeans

Europeans are still hesitant to set a defense spending target. The famous 2% of NATO does not find a place in the conclusions of the summits. Why this subject remains sensitive, even taboo, for Europeans.

Colombia, between two elections

While Colombia is in the middle of an election period, more than five years after signing the Peace Agreement, a report by the United Nations Verification Mission allows us to take stock of the situation. The legislative elections took place on March 13 and the presidential elections are scheduled for

Belgium wants to boost its defense budget to regain a capacity for action

Slowly but surely, this is the ambition displayed by the Belgian Minister of Defense, Ludivine Dedonder, in front of an assembly of soldiers and civilians, including B2, in the grounds of the military school this Wednesday (April 27). She came to detail the Star plan adopted at the end of January by the Council of Ministers.

Tunisia is off to a bad start, worries MEP Javier Nart

The Spanish MEP recently visited Tunisia. Curious at his departure, the one who was a great adventurer reporter returns rather pessimistic.

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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).