July 10, 2014

Sarkozy's Reckless Political Encore

Arthur Goldhammer, New York Times

The Associated Press

On July 2, France awoke to images of an unshaven and bleary-eyed Nicolas Sarkozy seated in the back of a police car after 15 hours of interrogation by the judicial police. Several officers accompanied the former president to a midnight confrontation with two examining magistrates, who  Read Full Article ››

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