Tag: Sarkozy

What the hell is going on in Europe?

So I spend a few years writing a book on American foreign policy and stop paying attention to European politics, only to return and find the whole thing in chaos. I am finding three developments going on in Europe fascinating...

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Run from Civilization

The very foundations of Western civilization are under attack in France–President Nicolas Sarkozy likes to jog.From today’s Washington Post Style Page:On the primary state television channel, France 2, Alain...

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Three: Charm, Crowd, or Magic Number?

Two major events this weekend, both deserving of comment in this space. Each totally unrelated to the other, but that’s the beauty of the Blog milieu.First, in France, Sarkozy wins (or, if your French is not up to par,...

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