The Macron government is fighting a battle on two fronts.
French President Emmanuel Macron manages to give the silliest possible hot take on recent events.
The incident was one of three attacks against France on Thursday.
Attempting to reform French Islam itself is bound to fail, and will distract from more urgent and necessary efforts.
It is not Donald Trump, but Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel, and Boris Johnson who bear responsibility not only for the havoc Iran wreaks around the Middle East, but for its ...
“We cannot accept to live in a bipolar world made up of the U.S. and China,” the French president said.
Trump’s Middle East strategy has scored major successes, but in Europe, he will have to deal with the competing vision of Macron.
In Lebanon and elsewhere, the French president’s foreign policy has proven masterful. But his domestic failures spoil his achievements abroad.
The French president laments the way that social questions have been redefined in ethnic terms, something he fears that could break France in two.
A party built around one man is exceedingly difficult to sustain in the long run.