Just like during the 1970s, coups in Africa have become trendy again. And I mean “trendy”: many human actions are more contagious than we give them credit for.
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Macron visited the prison where Toussaint Louverture died, praising him as a hero who embodied French Revolution values.
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.
The leaders meeting in Germany’s Bavaria state are searching for ways to support Ukraine in defending itself against Russia.
Many of the congratulatory comments given to President Macron following his re-election Sunday focused on European stability.
The Primaire Populaire is a citizens’ initiative with an ambitious objective: to unite France’s leftist parties behind a single candidate.
Thousands blocked a French military convoy in Kaya, Burkina Faso, Saturday. This comes amidst rising anger against France in the Sahel.
Faced with harsh criticism, Macron vowed open examination of colonial past. “We must accept and shoulder this obligation,” he stated.
The trilateral security alliance between Australia, the UK and the US is a test of positive globalism as an international relations paradigm.
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.