Leonard Faytre graduated Sciences Po Paris University with degrees in both Political Science (BA) and Urban Policy (MA) in 2013. After moving to Istanbul the same year, he continued his studies and completed a second MA in Argumentation Theories (Münazara) at Alliance of Civilization Institute (Ibn Khaldun University) in 2018. His researches focus on Political Theory, French Foreign Affairs and French immigration policy. Beside French, he speaks fluently English, Turkish and Arabic. Currently, Léonard Faytre works as research assistant at the European Studies Department of SETA (Istanbul Office).
Italian state’s security and counter-terrorism-oriented approach prevents it from adopting collaborative policies on Islam that do not criminalize Italian Muslims but aim at working with them hand-in-hand toward mutual benefits
The escalating violence in French media continues to worsen every day. I am surprised that my fellow citizens are encouraging a possible civil war in France with calmness and serenity, as if it were a normal scenario we should anticipate in the short or long term.
Why did the Lafarge Group strike agreements with DAESH, the YPG, Al-Nusra and other terrorist groups in Syria? Was the French state involved in such agreements? If so, to what extent? How do these incidents impact the Lafarge Group and the French state?