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Nathalie Goulet

Nathalie Goulet is a member of the Senate of France, representing the Orne department (Normandy). Twitter: @senateur61

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The heartbeat of the Gulf region is felt in Paris

Paris is still buzzing from the visit of UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, and now eagerly awaits Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is heading to the French capital close on the heels of his meeting with US President Joe Biden.

July 28, 2022

Gulf states could play key role in Ukraine mediation

Many of us, myself included, did not imagine that the crisis in Ukraine would come to this.

February 27, 2022

Regional border force needed in wake of Afghanistan crisis

Much has already been written about this summer’s scandalous international defeat in Afghanistan, which suddenly left the Afghan people, especially women, in the hands of illiterate and obsessive butchers.

November 17, 2021

Is Lebanon condemned to an endless drift or endless purgatory

Since Aug. 4, 2020 — the day of the tragedy at the port of Beirut — many have looked on at Lebanon’s pain, a slow agony so deeply inscribed in its contemporary history that many are unaware that Lebanon was once the peaceful and prosperous Switzerland of the Middle East.

January 19, 2021