February 1, 2014

I Tried to Join the French Foreign Legion

Simon Bennett, Vice

The Associated Press

Here's what happened.

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January 25, 2014
They're Cracking Up at the Elysee Palace
Melanie McDonagh, LES
Hollande's affair is explosive. more ››
January 25, 2014
Has France Gone Neoconservative?
Romain Champetier, The European
France has always sought limited and pragmatic objectives when it decided to intervene. Unlike the U.S. and its extravagant agenda for the Middle East, France pursued delimited and lucid goals in its various missions. more ››
January 24, 2014
A New Franco-German Foreign Policy?
Ulrich Speck, Carnegie
Catherine Ashton, the EU's foreign policy chief, may have had some diplomatic successes recently. But the implementation of the EU's new foreign policy structure can hardly be called a triumph. The main culprits are the big... more ››
January 25, 2014
France Gets Islamist Threat, U.S. Doesn't
Michael Curtis, Commentator
France's policy against Islamist advancement abroad presents a stark contrast to the chronic indecisiveness, amateurism, and lack of strategic vision of the Obama Administration more ››
January 28, 2014
Partner-Free Hollande Can Transform Politics
Anne Perkins, Guardian
From Cherie Blair to Michelle Obama, partners are seen as vital for democratic leaders. Hollande can shatter that convention. more ››