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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

France and the U.K. go to the polls again. A Corruption scandal hits South Africa. Pakistan and India join the SCO. All in The Week Ahead.

Europe Politics

President Macron will face an uphill start

Macron’s mandate will in part depend on the outcome of the June parliamentary elections. His liberal reforms are also likely to face a strong opposition.

Europe Politics

French elections: Why winning could be the easiest part for Macron

On May 7, France will vote to elect its president in a runoff between far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and the centrist Emmanuel Macron. Macron is predicted to win but will face political challenges to govern after the elections.

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The Week Ahead

Trump Presidency likely to reach further instability. Macron and Le Pen prepare for debate as election heats up. UK council elections serve as prelude to snap election. All in The Week Ahead.

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.

Europe Politics

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.