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Europe Politics

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.

Europe Politics

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.

Europe Politics

Anti-Euro undercurrents in Italy are spelling trouble

Political risk is intensifying in the Eurozone, specifically in France and Italy. Italy is emerging as a potential auxiliary source of risk.

Europe Middle East/North Africa Politics

French election to test European stability amid potential NATO crisis

The French presidential elections will be a major event in the context of ongoing transatlantic diplomatic shift and potential realignments.

Europe Politics

Six events that will shape Europe in the next 9 months

Europe faces a string of political and financial events that may lead to further instability in a region already battered by effects of multiple crisis.

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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.

Brexit Europe Politics

After Brexit, Frexit? The UK vote’s effect on French politics

With a majority of French citizens holding unfavourable views in regard to the EU, the results of the UK referendum have propelled the question of Frexit.

Economics Europe

EU policy towards Russia increases Euroscepticism

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

Europe Politics

Is Hollande politically finished?

French President Francois Hollande is now at his weakest political standing yet, with his own party uncertain over his candidacy in the 2017 elections.

Europe Politics

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