Tag Archives: Nicolas Sarkozy

Bernard-Henri Lévy: A False Prophet

The man who gave us the disaster of Libya is no help against Brexit.

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France and the West: Inconvenient Questions

Action-reaction patterns in the November 13 terrorist attack in Paris.

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Turkey and the EU’s Self-Righteousness

Europe tends to belittle the vitality of the political debate inside Turkey and the creativity of its civil society.

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Cameron’s EU Treaty Change: No Chance, Really?

Whether EU leaders like it or not, an EU Treaty change debate is definitely on the agenda.

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France’s Cahuzac Affair: Not Just a National Farce

With so many scandals, is it any wonder that people not just in France, but everywhere are losing faith in their elected governments?

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After the French Elections: The Potential Benefits of Hollande

With the election of François Hollande, could France be in for a repeat of its transformative early-1980s experience?

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The New Europe: A Wobbly France Is Rebalanced by a Strong Poland

In the new Europe, alliances are thankfully built on performance and competence, not tradition and habit.

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Shorting Greece — Or the World?

What are the pros and cons of putting Greece’s recent bailout to a popular referendum?

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A Transatlantic Reversal of Fortune

Is America's optimistic spirit of renewal more likely to reassert itself in Brussels than in Washington?

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A Preview of the French Elections: The Benefits of Hollande

Could it be that France is in for a repeat of its transformative early 1980s experience?

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