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Dominique Moisi
By Dominique Moisi - May 05,2019
PARIS — People were chanting, praying and crying, or just frozen in total disbelief, as the flames engulfed “their” cathedral of Notre Dame, the object of their individual and collective memory.
By Dominique Moisi - Mar 30,2019
PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron recently launched his platform for the upcoming European Parliament elections.
By Dominique Moisi - Nov 26,2018
PARIS — It has been 100 years since World War I ended, and the centenary was commemorated this month with great pomp in Australia, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.
By Dominique Moisi - Sep 30,2018
PARIS — Has populism won? It would be easy to conclude that it has, especially in light of what is happening in the heart of Europe.
By Dominique Moisi - Sep 03,2018
PARIS — It was the autumn of 2001, sometime between the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States and US president George W. Bush’s invasion of Afghanistan. I was walking through Venice with Richard C.
By Dominique Moisi - Jul 22,2018
PARIS — The seventeenth-century philosopher and satirist Jean de La Bruyère once quipped that, “Corneille portrays men as they should be, Racine depicts them as they are.” For Europeans, and even more so for the French, the 2018 World Cup was a Corneillian event.
By Dominique Moisi - Jun 30,2018
PARIS — The national park of Thingvellir, 48km east of Reykjavik, is Iceland’s most important historical site. It is the place where the Vikings founded the first democratic parliament in 930, and where the Republic of Iceland proclaimed its independence from Denmark in 1944.
By Dominique Moisi - Nov 21,2017
Eight months ago, when Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front had a chance of winning the French presidency, Germany feared for France’s future.
By Dominique Moisi - May 14,2017
Before the just-concluded French presidential election, the United States’ National Public Radio (NPR) requested that I give an interview about the outcome.
By Dominique Moisi - Apr 26,2017
Relief and pride are the main emotions many French citizens are feeling after the first round of the French presidential election, in which Emmanuel Macron finished first.For once, the pollsters were right: the two favoured candidates — Macron and the National Front’s Marine Le P



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