France is back, thanks to a president committed to disrupting politics at home and abroad.
Western democracies that were once reliable defenders of human rights have been consumed by a nativist backlash, leaving an open field for dictators and demagogues.
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President Trump can’t let the House and Senate play politics with Iranian nuclear deal.
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Emmanuel Macron went to the Middle East this week to unveil the Louvre Abu Dhabi — and affirm France as a global power.
Outgoing head defends organization after U.S., Israeli departure.
Worried about past dues and what it calls an anti-Israel bias, Washington is bailing on the group it helped found.
The statement comes as Catalonia mulls an independence declaration, spooking companies and emboldening France’s separatists.