French presidential election 2017
France's President-elect Emmanuel Macron has presented 428 candidates to fight the June parliamentary elections, a list that's strictly 50-50 men-women, with a majority having never held elected offic
By Giles Merritt, editor of Europe’s World and secretary-general of the think tank Friends of Europe The writing is on the wall: After six decades
In many ways, France was primed for a right-wing populist to win power: beyond having been hit hard by the eurozone crises of the past decade, voters have lately faced a wave of terrorist attacks. But the French displayed a level of political maturity and intelligence that others might rightly envy.
Marion Marechal-Le Pen – niece of Marine, who lost out in the race to become France’s next president – is to quit politics.
The second round of the French presidential election was a convincing victory for Emmanuel Macron who won 66 percent of the vote compared to Marine Le Pen’s 34…
In Washington foreign policy circles, Emmanuel Macron’s large victory is seen as a big win for the European Union – and consequently as a rebuff of Donald Trump.