The End of the Fifth Republic?
When the terrorists once again struck France on November 13, the country has shown a different, more authoritarian side than in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo outrage.
It’s Still World War IV
And Islamic State fighters are still not Lord Voldemort’s Death Eaters. It’s time for the West to face some unpleasant truths.
after paris The Next Eurofudge Coming on Friday?
France’s requested reforms, due to be presented at Friday’s emergency meeting of EU ministers, fall well short of solving Schengen’s problems. And the EU is unlikely to even accept all of them.
after paris Why Did France Pass on NATO?
France’s decision to invoke the EU treaty rather than the NATO one isn’t really about military commitments. Rather, it’s a very canny bit of political maneuvering from Paris.