France's controversial crackdown on the Roma, Europe's single largest minority, spotlights a continent-wide concern and a collective failure to honour the imperatives of the European Union.TAGGED: European Union
, Nicolas Sarkozy
As predicted, Francois Hollande, Socialist, ousted French incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy Sunday in French elections. In the larger sense, France, like the rest of Europe's more profligate spenders (see Greece, Spain,... more ››
May 8, 2012Zzzzzzz, HollandeDanielle Pletka & Gary Schmitt, American Enterprise Inst.
|By electing a president who asks nothing of them, the people of France have again absolved themselves of responsibility for a broken social model, this time with global implications. more ››|
|Re-branding the NF at some stage during this evolution is key to expanding the party's base and attracting more mainstream voters. From a policy perspective, the NF's main challenges include making its core policies - on... more ››|
|Francois Hollande has become the newly elected president of France more by luck than by any quality he might possess. Almost anonymous, he has no ministerial experience. His platform nonetheless raised expectations mightily... more ››|
|Toward the end of the lengthy debate on Wednesday night between France’s presidential candidates, President Nicolas Sarkozy and his Socialist challenger Francois Hollande, there was a brief segment on foreign policy. By then... more ››|