Jacques Chirac: A chequered legacy
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Revered by many as an experienced statesman, Jacques Chirac’s later life was also marred by allegations of corruption. How will the late French President be remembered? We speak to Andrew Smith, Professor of History and Politics at the University of Chichester about a man known variously as ‘The Bulldozer’ and ‘Chameleon Bonaparte’, and for his famously malleable political views.