A new dawn in French politicsAfter the implosion of France’s two principal political parties during the first round of its presidential election, we haven’t seen the end of the demolition.
Islam’s place in France set to dominate right-wing presidential primaryThe contest to pick a presidential nominee among France’s right-wing camp is shaping up as a battle between former president Nicolas Sarkozy and Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé, with…
Brexit could be an opportunity for Europe, if we know how to seize itThe huge victory for the Brexit camp might throw Europe off balance at first, but it will put an end to the ambiguities of the UK’s position in Europe, and force Europeans to…
Op-ed: Urgent democratic reforms needed to unblock FranceFrance today projects a sorry picture of a stagnant nation where little has changed since the 1970s, a country in dire need of a policy update.
Have terror attacks boosted France’s National Front?France’s far-right National Front (FN) on Sunday gained a record 27.7 percent of the vote in the first round of regional elections, a victory that may have been helped by the…
Paris attacks do not pose ‘Charlie’ dilemma for French MuslimsAfter the recent Paris attacks, the questions of free speech and blasphemy are no longer on the table for a French Muslim community that appears to have found a unified voice.