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France wants insurance against Chinese hegemony.

French President Emmanuel Macron has dropped his bulldozer approach to European politics.

France is overtaking Germany when it comes to relations with Russia. But only if both countries work together can Europe hope to deal successfully …

Libya is a perfect case study for the shortcomings of Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy initiatives.

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.

Red Herring & Black Swan: Is the German Question Back?

As the transatlantic relationship frays, thereʼs renewed talk of a return to German dominance in Europe. In fact, US withdrawal could have the opposite effect, as Franceʼs military might become more important.

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.

Marine Le Pen risks being sidelined—at home and in Europe.

The French president is struggling to overcome the deepest crisis to hit his government. He’ll have to correct course in 2019. On the streets …

Europe has the capacity to become a global AI leader, and its data protection may even prove to be an advantage. But more support …

There is a lot to unpack from the German chancellor’s recent interview.

Emmanuel Macron has been hailed as the “most pro-European” French president ever. In reality, his policies don‘t diverge all that much from his country’s …

Why Paris and Berlin should not wait until after the German elections to get going.

Brexit and Trump voters wanted to go back in time. Are the Dutch and the French similarly inclined?

France’s presidential elections stand out as the most unpredictable and potentially earth-shattering event in recent European history.