Revitalizing political parties would serve to both improve democratic accountability and democratic resilience, says Wilson Center scholar Patrick Liddiard.
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Unaccompanied children arriving in France’s Alpine region undergo flawed age assessment procedures that deny many access to needed protection.
It was a striking choice for France to invite Egyptian President Sisi to attend the G7 summit in Biarritz, with theme being “the fight against inequality”.
President Trump brought his tumultuous style of governing to the world stage over the weekend, offering a steady stream of vacillating statements.
President Trump repeatedly took aim at media coverage of him during his meeting with the Group of Seven (G-7) countries in France over the weekend
President Trump on Friday evening said he was joshing when he abruptly looked at the sky and uttered the phrase “I am the chosen one” earlier this week.
Late French political philosopher Pierre Hassner argued that the world was witnessing a process of competitive decay between USA and the Soviet Union.
Every generation is tempted to think that its challenges are unique. History teaches otherwise. Democracies can die — of that there should be no doubt.
President Macron will seek to persuade Putin next week to resume peace talks with Ukraine after its new president offered an olive branch.
France’s Constitutional Council cleared the way for former president Nicolas to be tried over alleged illegal financing failed re-election campaign in 2012.