The loss of Britain allows France to properly balance the German centre of gravity. It will instead be based on France’s comparative advantages on the global stage.
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For the French election to prove anything but a brief respite from creeping far-right extremism, Mr. Macron will need to forge a legislative coalition within France, establish a strong partnership with other pro-EU leaders without, and above all deliver on the calls for fundamental reform which elevated him.Read more
A victory for the far-right in France would represent a crushing blow to the European project, effectively achieving Ms. Le Pen’s “domino effect” in one fell swoop.Read more
Massive intelligence overhaul in France may not necessarily be the best way to combat terrorist threats in the French context for three key reasons.Read more
European states have generally executed restraint when it comes to the disputes over the sovereignty of the South China Sea, which is what makes France’s forceful late entry into the debate an interesting occurrence, although timely and legitimate.Read more
Piles of burning rubbish, overflowing portable toilets, contaminated water, rat infestations, and more than 6,000 refugees and migrants squatting in decrepit tents. Welcome to Calais, France, the self-proclaimed “Country of Human Rights.”Read more
For the first time in the party’s history, the anti-immigration and anti-Europe FN is poised to govern an administrative region.Read more