Jean-Yves Le Drian

French Defense Minister Warns: ISIS Making Substantial Progress in Syria

French officials have warned that the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) continues to move through Syria with reckless abandon, showing no signs of weakness and eyeing the takeover of the country’s northern region of Aleppo, a city whose residents’ fate grows gloomier each day.


Libya Could Be A ‘New Somalia’ Warns Italian Government

Italy’s Foreign Minister has warned Libya risks becoming “another Somalia” if the various warring factions in that country cannot broker a peace. The comments were made as Italy joined the US and other allies in a joint statement condemning the “barbaric” acts carried