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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Germany Will Lose if Macron Fails, Hanz-Helmut Kotz, Project Syndicate “If Germany and Macron don’t find common ground, the costs to both will be massive.” Project Syndicate presents an informative analysis piece discussing future relations between the German and French economies. Germans are critical of Macron’s proposed economic plan, which embraces eurozone federalism. Yet Another Presidential Corruption Scandal in Brazil, Emily Tamkin, ForeignRead more
The best policy analysis from around the wonky world, May 10h, 2017Read more
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
With other EU powers struggling to take on a stronger position in this time of need, Italy might be in the best position to undertake such a role.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