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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
By Dominique Moisi - Dec 01,2016
There was a time, immediately after German reunification in 1990, when many French feared Germany.
By Dominique Moisi - Oct 01,2016
In less than 50 days, we will know who the next president of the United States will be.Though Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has a lead in national opinion polls, it has narrowed to a near-tie, meaning that her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, could well triumph.Indeed, U
By Dominique Moisi - May 24,2016
In a little more than a year, the French will vote to elect their new president.It is, of course, far too early to make any predictions.
By Dominique Moisi - Jan 27,2016
Five years ago, when the so-called “Arab Spring” erupted, Turkey’s hour seemed to have arrived.Having been humiliated by the European Union after years of accession negotiations — talks marked by a chain of false promises from the EU — Turkey’s then-prime minister (and now presid
By Dominique Moisi - Nov 16,2015
Ever since the terrorist attacks in January on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket, Parisians knew that barbarism lurked around the corner, and that it would strike again.But it is one thing to know something, to anticipate it, and another to be confront
By Dominique Moisi - Sep 21,2015
“Germany, Germany”, shout thousands of refugees, faced with the obvious bad will of Hungary’s political authorities, in front of Budapest’s Keleti railway station.They are dreaming of Germany — not any European country, but specifically Germany — the way, more than a century ago,
By Dominique Moisi - Aug 27,2015
Populism is on the rise throughout Europe, as both economically depressed and prosperous countries become increasingly frustrated with their established political elites.But populists are unlikely to take control of any European government in the foreseeable future, even where th
By Dominique Moisi - Aug 06,2015
Russia-instigated violence has returned to Ukraine.
By Dominique Moisi - Jul 28,2015
“One must Europeanise the Balkans, in order to avoid the Balkanisation of Europe.”I wrote those words with the French political scientist Jacques Rupnik in 1991, just as war was breaking out among Yugoslavia’s successor states.The fighting would last until the end of the decade,

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