Pariscope: France’s Sharpest Critics
The French are self-involved, or so the cliché goes. But they are no chauvinists—just ask the French president.
Pariscope: Macron’s Ententes Cordiales Against China
France wants insurance against Chinese hegemony.
Pariscope: Macron’s New Europe Tactic
French President Emmanuel Macron has dropped his bulldozer approach to European politics.
Pariscope: Imagine Macron Declares War and No One Shows Up
Macron wants to turn Corona into a European challenge, but falls flat on his own and Berlin’s nationalist reflexes.
Pariscope: The Useful Le Pen Threat
After Barack Obama came Donald Trump. So will Emmanuel Macron be followed by Marine Le Pen? No, but evoking that threat could prove useful …
Pariscope: Libya, a Case Study in Missteps
Libya is a perfect case study for the shortcomings of Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy initiatives.
Pariscope: The Macron-Schäuble Axis
Is Germany’s elder statesman Wolfgang Schäuble the Berlin ally French President Emmanuel Macron never had?
Pariscope: Macron’s Obsession with Truth
The French President likes to make blunt statements that provoke public outrage. Berlin should brace for more to come.
Pariscope: The Italian Job
Emmanuel Macron is trying to mend fences with Rome.
Pariscope: Macron’s Lucky Streak
The changing of the guard in Brussels offers the French president the chance of a new beginning in Europe.