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France 2017
France 2017
Mélenchon Gets a Boost in French Race

The far-left presidential contender is enjoying a surge. If he is eliminated, will his supporters turn out to defeat Le Pen?

France 2017
Macron Takes the Lead in French Race

The stars are aligning for Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential race, with a new poll showing him winning the first round.

France 2017
Centrist French Contender Throws in with Macron

The unpredictable French presidential election has taken a new turn in favor of independent candidate Emmanuel Macron.

France 2017
Fillon Says He’s in It to Win It

France’s embattled conservative presidential contender, Francois Fillon, says that he will be staying in the race till the bitter end.

France 2017
Fillon Won’t Back Down Amid Scandal

Francois Fillon is standing his ground amid a corruption scandal that has sent his poll numbers plummeting.

France 2017
Marine Le Pen’s Frexit Pitch

Le Pen’s description of the Euro as a “knife in the ribs” forcing countries to go where their people don’t want to go is sadly accurate.

France 2017
France’s Ridiculous Email Law

Maybe France isn’t ready for Thatcherism after all.

France 2017
Fillon Defeats French Favorite

Fillon is now the favorite to win the presidential elections in 2017.

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Time to unpack the irony.

Aramco IPO

Beijing is ready to invest in Saudi Aramco.

Venezuela seems headed for a boiling point while Maduro doubles down on Chavismo

Keeping Up With Medvedev

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

Game of Thrones

Japan’s rise, and the reactions it provokes in capitals across the Pacific Rim is one of the key dynamics to watch as the Trump Administration gets its own footing in the region.

Higher Education Watch

The California State Auditor has delivered a damning assessment of the management practices at the single largest university system in the United States.

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