The French are self-involved, or so the cliché goes. But they are no chauvinists—just ask the French president.
France wants insurance against Chinese hegemony.
French President Emmanuel Macron has dropped his bulldozer approach to European politics.
Macron wants to turn Corona into a European challenge, but falls flat on his own and Berlin’s nationalist reflexes.
After Barack Obama came Donald Trump. So will Emmanuel Macron be followed by Marine Le Pen? No, but evoking that threat could prove useful …
Libya is a perfect case study for the shortcomings of Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy initiatives.
Emmanuel Macron’s big idea for an EU constitutional convention may be watered down by Ursula von der Leyen into a sideshow that could then be ignored. The European Parliament, however, wants it to achieve real reform.
Is Germany’s elder statesman Wolfgang Schäuble the Berlin ally French President Emmanuel Macron never had?
The French President likes to make blunt statements that provoke public outrage. Berlin should brace for more to come.
Emmanuel Macron will need to strike a difficult balance between national self-assertion and EU integration.
Emmanuel Macron is trying to mend fences with Rome.
MEPs promised Emmanuel Macron they would take vengeance for his destruction of the Spitzenkandidat system. They’ve kept their word.
The changing of the guard in Brussels offers the French president the chance of a new beginning in Europe.
Emmanuel Macron has turned to an old strategy: leveraging France’s budding rapprochement with Moscow.
The attempt to meddle with the French presidential election of 2017 failed. Still, it’s vital to learn the right lessons. Future disinformation campaigns will be ever more sophisticated.
National leaders were unable to agree this week on who to appoint for any of the EU’s top jobs.