Paris, France – “France’s foreign policy must change completely, “said French political scientist Bertrand Badie.” we are in a world where Inter-State relations become fluid, for example, Vladimir Putin seems to understand this in his relations with Turkey.”
Prof Dr Bertrand Badie, a lecturer at the University of Sciences Po, one of France’s internationally renowned political science experts, said France’s foreign policy needed to change completely.
Badie told the newspaper L’opinion that he made statements about France’s policies.
Regarding France’s military presence in Mali, he said: “if we believe the French government, we are only fighting against terrorist organizations in Mali, there are enemies that need to be fought head-on. But the reality is more complex, ” said Prof. Dr. Badie pointed out that the United States and France had not won a war since 1945.
Badie said: “Emmanuel Macron makes statements but does not implement them. There are contradictions between what Macron says now and in the presidential election in 2017 and France’s current policy. the phrase ” used.
“France’s foreign policy must change completely,” said Bertrand Badie, noting that in a globalized world, France must be redefined.
For France to become a globalised power, it must find goals and be humble, Badie said.
In this context, France should know that the era in which it could act alone in Africa or Lebanon is over. Dr. Badie said it needed to create a policy based on interactions and interdependence.
“We are in a world where Inter-State relations are becoming fluid, for example, Vladimir Putin seems to understand this in his relations with Turkey,” Badie commented.
Bertrand Badie stated that partnership should be preferred over the concepts of “enemy” or “ally” in inter-country relations.