Tag Archives: Emmanuel Macron

Mélenchon as Putin’s Useful Idiot

The leader of France’s left says he runs against what Macron stands for. But despite his populists’ airs, he pushes Putin’s European policy goals.

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Eric Zemmour: France’s New Elitist-Extremist Menace

In next year’s presidential election, will France retreat from reason and science to embrace radical politics?

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Johnson’s and Macron’s Uncertain Political Futures

Underneath the clichés of the eternal rivalry between France and England, Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron are closer than most people would believe.

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Can Macron Save Lebanon From Its Political Class?

Lebanon needs a new state, not new visits from the President of France.

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France: Au Revoir, Monsieur Philippe

One has to doubt that France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, will pursue many reforms ahead of 2022.

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France and the Art of Getting Back to Work

After the Corona pandemic, French firms’ management teams have great difficulty convincing their employees … to return to the office.

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Infographic: A Global Truce?

To fight the coronavirus pandemic, Emmanuel Macron has proposed a world truce.

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Coronavirus: What Does Merkel Know That Macron Doesn’t?

Angela Merkel is acting – though definitely not looking – like a flower power girl from California. Focused on consensus, not leadership, she believes in human goodness.

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Thank God for France’s Sense of European Realism

French President Emmanuel Macron’s restrictive stance on EU membership for the Western Balkans injects a much-needed dose of realism into EU affairs.

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“Westlessness” — Seriously?

Europe keeps dithering on the global stage. Even the French and the Germans can’t fake consensus anymore.

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