France, Saudi Arabia
King Abdullah will be in Paris on September 24 and [...]
Published under the supervision of Sara Daniel, a foreign correspondent [...]
French president Nicolas Sarkozy has called for a meeting of the Conseil National du Renseignement (CNR, National Intelligence Council) to examine the attack carried out by Islamic terrorists in Mumbai. The French government was clearly shaken by the terrorist assault.
The creation of the domestic intelligence agency DCRI led to the creation of a new intelligence service at the interior ministry. Only now has its existence been confirmed.
Support for President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh’s plan to amend the constitution so that he can run for a third mandate in 2011 has been far from unanimous, even within the ruling RPP party and the politically dominant Issaethnic group.