Category Archives: Europe

Lettre de Londres: Boris Johnson: Court Jester?

Our London correspondent Austin Ashley weighed in on the (brutally) comical Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, in the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique: “Johnson, avowedly a member of Cameron’s Conservative party, is riding a wave of post-Olympics popularity. Having achieved … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to us!

That’s right, your source for all things France, America and the world beyond has just turned two years old! Check out the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique, online now. In this issue, our editor-in-chief Paul Weinberg recounts his experiences in … Continue reading

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L’Euro: La Rentrée

Our finance guru Randal Hines says it’s time to batten down the hatches and get back into wrangling that pesky eurozone crisis. In an article in the Fall 2012 issue of Carnet Atlantique, he raises a few good points about … Continue reading

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Wen Jiabao–One last huzzah

It’s a big year for China, with a changing of the guard set for later this year, and the man thought to be critical for fostering Chinese-EU relations is in the midst of attending his last EU summit. Chinese Premier … Continue reading

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China to Europe: Lean on me?

It all comes down to how you interpret the story, we suppose. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely breathing (yet another) sigh of relief, after Chinese President Hu Jintao confirmed (once more) that China is committed to helping the Eurozone … Continue reading

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Europe and China: Mutual dependency?

Money, money, money. Europe’s finances can’t seem to improve without major help from China. Major stock markets in Europe fell this week as traders awaited key Chinese economic data and fretted over eurozone crisis fears. Boo. According to France 24, … Continue reading

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Lettre de Londres

Read the latest from Austin Ashley on David Cameron’s delicate balance of friends and enemies in the UK: “How time flies. Two years ago, the U.K.’s political newly-weds were walking down the aisle – David Cameron from the Conservative party … Continue reading

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