In the press

'On your marks, get set...' Trump's Syria whiplash

Friday, April 13, 2018: Papers reel from another policy reversal by Donald Trump - just as allies France and the UK take steps towards military action, the US president backs off, tweeting that he "Never said when an attack on Syria would take place." We also look at reactions in the French press to Emmanuel Macron's charm offensive on afternoon television, and Slate weighs in on the battle between Netflix and the Cannes film festival, concluding that "it's hard to root for anyone."