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Social Media: Europe: Central Europe: France

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So much to do, so little time
France is slowly heading towards a crisis, says John Peet. Can the country be reformed before it is too late? (11/17/2012, The Economist) Read More...


Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Author examines current military situation in Afghanistan and prospect for removing Western troops by 2014. By Michael Orfanos. (05/23/2011) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. J.P. Linstroth
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. J.P. Linstroth
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. J.P. Linstroth, Senior Researcher of the Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Programme of The International Peace Research Institute Oslo, about the Basque party. (IA-Forum... Read More...


Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
An OECD study shows that, despite an ever growing supply of university degree earners, there is still a significant return to education among degree earners in developed countries. The Economist (9/19... Read More...


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Practical Steps the G-20 Summit Must Take
The G20's response to the global economic crisis should be guided by four principles. By Nicolas Sarkozy. (Washington Post, 04/01/2009) Read More...


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The return of Mr Nyet
The Economist reports that Russia appears ready to use its veto more often on the UN Security Council, prompting fears of a diplomatic logjam. (Economist, 07/17/2008) Read More...


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Sarkozy's clean slate: a new French commitment to democracy and human rights?
The author reviews France’s commitment to promoting democracy since the Cold War and President Sarkozy’s bold stance on the issue. By Metsa Rahimi (FRIDE, 02/06/2008) Read More...


Will the EU quit its expansion Cold Turkey?
Will the EU quit its expansion Cold Turkey?
Ideals tempered by Realpolitik have driven the idea that Turkey ought to be a member of the EU. But Europe's people no longer blindly follow their leaders on European matters. Turkey's membership may ... Read More...


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Sarkozy’s Victory and the Future of U.S.-French Relations
The author discusses how the rise of Nicolas Sarkozy to the French presidency could positively affect US-French bilateral relations but also notes the challenges that lie ahead relating to the war in ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
International Affairs Forum discusses EU issues with Dr. Karen E. Smith, Head of the European Foreign Policy Unit, London School of Economics. (IA-Forum, 03/15/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Natalie Doyle
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Natalie Doyle
IA-Forum discusses the upcoming French elections with Dr. Natalie Doyle, Deputy Director, Monash European and EU Centre, Monash University, Melbourne Australia. By Trenton Truitt. (IA-Forum, 02/27/2... Read More...


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Europeans' chill deepens on US policy
The author confronts a growing problem for America's European allies: reconciling domestic opinion with unpopular foreign policy. By Robert Marquand (Christian Science Monitor, 2/23/2007). Read More...


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Royal v Sarkozy: The policies
Key points of the manifestos of the two front runners in the French presidential election (BBC News, 15/02/07) Read More...


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What France can learn from its nemesis
An article written by members of 'Le Cercle d'Outre-Manche', a London-based think tank of expatriated French businessmen, about what France can learn from the UK. By Pascal Boris and Arnaud Vaissie (F... Read More...


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France Profonde
A blog by Tim King of Prospect Magazine about French political life. Read More...


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What France needs
Article compares France's current economic malaise to that of 1970s Britain, where an outdated system was entrenched due to special interests. Author points out that, just as Britain did in the 1980s,... Read More...


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Three Moments of the French Revolt
This article examines the general French resistance to neo-liberalism. Read More...


France's Spring Break Perpetuel
France's Spring Break Perpetuel
"Never, never aim legislative reforms at the retired or the young, particularly when the weather is warming up." Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss the French student protests against the Read More...


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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...


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Riots in France, Quiet Debates in Germany
Germans have a more tepid reaction to proposed labor market reforms. By Markus Dettmer and Stefan Simons. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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Riots in France, Quiet Debates in Germany
Germans have a more tepid reaction to proposed labor market reforms. By Markus Dettmer and Stefan Simons. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...


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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...


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The Time Bomb in France's Suburbs
France must change the way it deals with its Muslim population, lest it become a new breeding ground for jihadists. By Catherine Field (International Herald Tribune, 7/14/2005) Read More...


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In France, the revolt of the 'red states'
The author argues that France too has its “red states” and “blue states.” He goes on to claim that France should not rush ahead as it has with its elitist pro-EU policy; but should pay more attention... Read More...


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It's Chirac, stupid
The reason the EU constitution failed in France was more incompetence from French leader Jacques Chirac. The article claims President Chirac has failed time and again to cure the social problems that... Read More...


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After the French
The recent no vote in France might be a sign that France isn’t just rejecting the EU constitution; but that Franco-German relations that have called for virtually the same version of Europe might be s... Read More...


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Chirac's problem
A highly critical look at French President Jacques Chirac, especially following his defeat of the referendum on the European Union constitution. By Jean Lesieur (Sacromento Bee (originally printed in... Read More...


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It's History That's Tearing the E.U. Apart
The author argues that the reason why the French rejected the EU Constitution is that the potential influx of cheap labor into a developed economy like France's would be most harmful to the Fifth Repu... Read More...


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EU Constitution Stranded in France
French voters have recently rejected the EU constitution by a landslide. The writer points out that the French are suspicious of economic globalization and fear over-liberalization. By Xing Yan. (Chin... Read More...


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