France’s En Marche began as a grassroots movement and has evolved under Emmanuel Macron’s strong leadership. Its sustainability will depend on reconciling these contrasting styles.
Failing to reach a compromise on EU defense policies not only affects relations between France and Germany, it jeopardizes European security.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron are well-placed to turn India and France into long-term partners in shaping the geopolitics of Eurasia and the Indo-Pacific.
France and Germany have completely different views about how to get European defense off the ground.
Ankara’s latest military offensive in Syria and its domestic agenda are leading to a cul-de-sac with the EU.
Europe needs more military cooperation between London and Paris. Yet the prospects for significant joint action in the future appear slim.
The French president was charming but also sent a message as Beijing searches for an EU partner.
President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Algeria was about future relations, but will the past allow that?
Progress on European defense needs to go hand in hand with upgrading soft power. In this regard, the EU has not been up to the mark.
While the EU is celebrating PESCO, Paris is preparing for closer defense cooperation outside the union.