Tag Archives: France

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: Hijacking Beethoven

How Eric Zemmour, a right-wing candidate for president in France, abuses the legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven for electoral purposes.

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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: The World — 10 Stunning Facts

10 stunning facts about the amazing world we live in.

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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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