Tag Archive for: "Emmanuel Macron"
Bringing Poland back to Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent call to reform the European Union is a sign of hope for the entire continent. Even though we have our differences, we’re in agreement when it comes to the essential …

Parsing Macron’s ‘Dear Europe’ letter

President Emmanuel Macron’s address to the ‘citizens of Europe’ is directed at the upcoming European Parliament elections. The European Parliament is a directly elected EU body with legislative, supervisory and budgetary responsibilities, and in the …

France’s burning hate

Emmanuel Macron’s unexpected victory in the 2017 French presidential election, with 66% of the vote, made France seem, at least to some, a safe haven from the populism roiling European politics. His triumph came as …

The coming Franco-German bust-up

The politics of Brexit is descending into chaos. The European Union is fragmenting into northern, southern, eastern and western tribes. And now the Franco-German marriage at the centre of the European project is in danger …

Are EU troops on the way?

Suddenly, the debate about creating a joint European Union army has gained real momentum. After French President Emmanuel Macron recently proposed the idea, US President Donald Trump disparaged it (in a tweet, of course), but …