Merkel boosts Israeli defence industry
Despite Israel’s cancellation of a German submarine order, Berlin is still looking for opportunities to strengthen its ties with the Israeli defence industry. [...]
France’s Total is one of the world’s top seven oil and oil products companies and is involved in every aspect of the oil chain from extraction to sales. In the early 2000s, it merged with Elf Aquitaine and was called TotalFinaElf before changing its name back to Total.
Weighed down by debts, the private security group Altegrity, which owns the corporate intelligence firm Kroll and the vetting companies Hireright and USIS, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on February 8. Beyond its difficulties in the wake of the botched [. [...]
Two lessons can be learned from the terrorist attacks that rocked Paris last week: while the inter-ministerial crisis centre operated by the interior ministry rose to the occasion, successfully coordinating the operations that neutralised the jihadists, there were flaws in [. [...]