FRANCE CULTURE: United States: Permanently altered global alliances (in French)
Washington's relationships with a number of key allies are in a worrying decline. Israel and Saudi Arabia are keeping their distance from Barack Obama as a result of diverging opinions on nuclear negotiations with Iran.... This disenchantment also effects Afghanistan where President Karzai has turned away from the United States as have allies Pakistan and Turkey.
On January 17th, Laurence Nardon, head of the United States Program at IFRI, was a guest on "Les enjeux internationaux" on France Culture.