Euro 2016 is in full swing in France, where the government has declared a state of emergency in an attempt to ensure security during the games. The root of the problem lies in the foreign policy sphere, however. As long as Syria remains divided, as long as ISIS keeps fighting and inspiring extremists in the Western world, even the toughest security could be breached. So, what can France – the second-strongest nation in the EU – do in this situation? How much influence does Paris have over events taking place across the globe – and within its borders? We ask former French Foreign Minister – Mr. Hubert Vedrine is on Sophie&Co today.