France’s arms industry has long armed authoritarian regimes like in Egypt and Saudi Arabia and is now setting sights on Europe due to the war in Ukraine.
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On the G7 plate at this time
The leaders meeting in Germany’s Bavaria state are searching for ways to support Ukraine in defending itself against Russia.
French election: World leaders congratulate Macron on victory
Many of the congratulatory comments given to President Macron following his re-election Sunday focused on European stability.
A French Citizens’ Initiative Aims To Fix Democracy
The Primaire Populaire is a citizens’ initiative with an ambitious objective: to unite France’s leftist parties behind a single candidate.
French military convoy blocked by protesters in Burkina Faso
Thousands blocked a French military convoy in Kaya, Burkina Faso, Saturday. This comes amidst rising anger against France in the Sahel.
Cornered by African youth, Macron intends to repair FrancAfrique
Faced with harsh criticism, Macron vowed open examination of colonial past. “We must accept and shoulder this obligation,” he stated.
AUKUS alliance a step on path to rescuing democracy
The trilateral security alliance between Australia, the UK and the US is a test of positive globalism as an international relations paradigm.
Aukus pact delivers France some hard truths
AUKUS is a new strategic alliance to counter the Chinese threat. France is not happy but will have to learn some hard truths from it.
France’s Young Voters Turned Off By Key Election
Nearly 90% of France’s youngest voters did not turn out to vote in the first round of the regional elections held last Sunday.
French Ex-President Sarkozy Faces Campaign Financing Trial
Nicolas Sarkozy, former President of France, is back in court for a campaign financing trial after being convicted guilty of corruption.