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In the latest edition of Carnet Atlantique, our fearless editor-in-chief shares his thoughts on the French and American presidential elections, life on the streets of Paris as an American, and the future of Iran. Behold: “It’s terrifying enough that I … Continue reading

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Memories of 9/11

“After 9/11, the mastermind of the attack taunted us from a distant cave. We poured money and lives into one, then two wars, but couldn’t find Bin Laden. Torture became government policy; innocent people were arrested; privacy was lost. Travel … Continue reading

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Sarkozy to meet with Libya’s possible new leaders

The French government was the first to recognize Libya’s rebel National Transitional Council as Gadhafi’s legitimate replacement–now Sarkozy is going one step further. The Wall Street Journal reports that the French President is set to meet with Libya’s rebel forces. “Foreign Affairs Minister … Continue reading

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French economy headed downhill with the rest of ’em

In today’s totally unsurprising news, France has joined the U.S. and the rest of the EU in bracing itself to weather yet another economic storm. The Bank of France confirmed today that it forecasts only 0.2 per cent growth in … Continue reading

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Soooo sad: France and U.S. most depressed countries on Earth

This just in: money can’t buy happiness. A new study by the World Health Organization found that the U.S. and France are two of the most depressed countries in the world. The study, published in medical journal BMC online last … Continue reading

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La France-Afrique encore? Fillon pays a visit to Côte d’Ivoire

French PM Francois Fillon paid a visit to a post-Gbagbo Côte d’Ivoire, his first visit after thousands were left dead in the wake of a five-month civil war. Gbagbo and new President Alassane Ouattara were locked in a bitter struggle after Gbagbo … Continue reading

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Read the latest issue of Carnet Atlantique now!

The two Salingers, Woody Allen, DSK, the Tea Party, energy dependence and geniuses… Read up on all the latest in France, America and the world beyond in our July issue.

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