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Hey Dude!

For all the Obama-philes out there, check out Paul Weinberg’s latest article in the Summer 2012 edition of Carnet Atlantique: “While visiting the White House with his father, a former presidential assistant, 5 year old Jacob Philadelphia asked President Obama:“I … Continue reading

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Hollande to China: Let’s be friends

Newly minted French President Francois Hollande started things off with a strategic visit to China, discussing bilateral trade as the Eurozone braces for another round of economic unrest. China Daily News reports that Hollande flew East on Monday: “Hollande met … Continue reading

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China buys France

All but inevitable? Our editor-in-chief dared to ask–what will happen if France’s downward economic spiral continues? His tongue-in-cheek answer might not be as far-fetched as you think: “All across the United Kingdom, the Union Jack alongside “NOT FOR SALE” signs. … Continue reading

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Sarkozy makes a hard right

Desperation is a stinky cologne, but what can he do? His chips are down. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, currently in serious danger of losing the election to Socialist leader Francois Hollande, is now attempting to woo the far-right. Well duh. … Continue reading

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Elections! Eeeeeee!

Here we go… April 22 will be a Very Big Day for French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Have a look at this article from the Sydney Herald to get a sense of the political climate in France at the moment: “French … Continue reading

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Casse-Tête

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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Islam in the French elections

Interesting new piece in the Telegraph, about how Islam is shaping the French elections. Harriet Alexander wrote about how recent developments are shaping the 2012 election campaign for President Nicolas Sarkozy, and his critics: “Last week French police launched the … Continue reading

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