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The French presidential election: The rise of the radicals

The campaign for the French presidential elections has been shaken by multiple political scandals and the overall weakening of traditional parties.

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Is the European populist nationalist movement losing momentum?

The western rise of populist nationalism turned its head to a series of European elections in the Netherlands, France, and Germany.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Dutch elections test Europe. Fillon tries to stabilize the French center right. Federal Reserve likely to raise rates. All in The Week Ahead.

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France’s 2017 elections will impact domestic and international security

The French presidential elections will have a strong impact on domestic and international security policies.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

French elections slide into uncertainty. US rate hike likely. China GDP goal release. US administration dogged by Russian scandal. All in The Week Ahead.

Europe Politics

Macron: the French conformist anti-establishment candidate

On Wednesday, November 16th, Emmanuel Macron stood in an industrial site north of Paris and announced he would run for president in France’s 2017 election. It is with a speech

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Uncertainty ahead for the French Parti Socialiste

The upcoming primary of the Parti Socialiste could lead to substantial political tensions within a party already severely weakened by Hollande’s term.

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Manuel Valls and the Gordian Knot of economic reform in France

Manuel Valls is not a typical French socialist politician. He is a tough-talking security hawk forcing through liberal reforms, and he “loves business”.

Economics Europe

EU policy towards Russia increases Euroscepticism

The EU policy toward Russia and Ukraine is increasing Euroscepticism within national electorates.

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Emmanuel Macron launches new party: A game-changer in French politics?

By Nicolas Tenzer France’s Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Macron, announced on April 6th that he launched a new political party, En Marche! that aims at making obsolete the classical cleavages between